FIEO- Introduction The Federation of Indian Export Organisations represents the Indian entrepreneurs spirit of enterprise in the global

market. Known popularly as "FIEO", this apex body of Indian export promotion organizations was set up jointly by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India and private trade and industry in the year 1965. FIEO is thus a partner of the Government of India in promoting India s exports Apex body of export promotion organisations of India; Set up in 1965; Provides the crucial interface between the international trading community of India & the Central/State Governments, financial institutions, ports, railways, surface transport and all involved in export trade facilitation directly and indirectly serves the interests of over 100,000 exporters in the country FIEO s direct members contribute more than 70% of India s exports. An ISO 9001:2008 certified organization ensuring high quality service to its members and associates Programmes of FIEO Facilities redressal of exporters problems by taking them up with the concerned authorities and through continued well documented systematic follow-up of each of the issues Through the FIEO website provides opportunity to all the exporters of the country to discuss online with FIEO experts and sort out trade related problems, seek clarification on policy matters etc. Through the FIEO website provides access to updated trade policies, links to worldwide trade promotion organisations, and many more.... Organises open house meets with the highest

etc.O. Exhibitions.P./I. exhibitions. catalogue shows abroad.T.T. Provides 24x7 exposure to FIEO members across the globe through the FIEO website Members can upload their company profile. exhibitions.authorities to draw the attention of the exporting community and help speedy redressal Recognition and Encouragement to Exporters and Export Facilitators FIEO confers Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards to its exporters and export facilitators respectively for their outstanding performance in exports.O. Delegations. International Marketing Initiatives Exchanges business delegations./I.P. arranges exhibitions. identify and . Delegations. Disburses grants under the Government of India s Market Development Assistance (MDA) Scheme to exporters (including service exporters) for approved export promotion activities of FIEOlike BSMs. establishes MoUs with counterpart organizations overseas. etc. Through its website FIEO provides unique platform to buyers abroad to search. The first product photograph gets displayed on the FIEO home page. Disburses grants under the Government of India s Market Development Assistance (MDA) Scheme to exporters (including service exporters) for approved export promotion activities of FIEO like BSMs. logo and product photographs on the FIEO website. Exhibitions.

Visitors upon clicking the FIEO logo on member s website can see the member s particulars under FIEO banner thus adding value to a member s website. to its members. and policy makers in India and foreign missions in India. from FIEO website.communicate with FIEO members at no cost. HR Initiatives FIEO works in partnership with various academic institutions across the country to forge better Academia-industry understanding to develop quality Human Resource in the country suitable . Updated. Through its website FIEO provides free access to latest commercial reports. Dissemination of Information Publishes FIEO News . chambers of commerce and inudstry. trade queries etc.monthly bulletin with worldwide readership amongst exporters andimporters. Searchable Directory of Exporters on FIEO website Keeps members posted early with latest development in the international trade sector through continuous e-mailers and also through the Members Area of FIEO website. Provides free option to download FIEO logo (with Registered Member message). Organises buyer-seller meets both with incoming delegations and also by sponsoring delegations abroad etc. commerce and industry commercial and economic agencies. and place it on members website.

Assistance is permissible on air travel expenses and /or charges of built up furnished stall. seminars. Romania and many more countries covering all regions of the World.for international tradeOrganises specialised training /awareness programmes. on FIEO website. Argentina. Botswana. The Federation is one of the agencies nominated by the Government of India for processing applications and also disbursing grants. MDA Guidelines . MERCOSUR. These details are also covered free of cost in FIEO News. In the last financial year FIEO organised activities pertaining to China. EU. Eligible exporters can avail MDA as per the MDA Guidelines. Government of India to assist exporters for export promotion activities abroad. Syria. Jordan. Italy. Uzbekistan. FIEO Activities Export Promotion Activities (Trade Fair/ Exhibition/BSM/ Interactive Meetings/ Workshop) FIEO Organises various activities like Seminars. workshops for export executives and entrepreneurs with the objective to develop entrepreneurship in international trade Provides option to professionals and freshers to upload their resume on FIEO website Provides free access to members to this niche database of professionals and freshers with knowledge of international trade for recruitment purposes Provides free option to members to upload. Forthcoming Events Market Development Assistance Market Development Assistance (MDA) Scheme is under operation through the Department of Commerce. the job vacancies arising in their companies. Workshops. Ethiopia. Kyrgyzstan. Open House Meets. Israel. Fiji. Buyer-Seller Meets and Exchanging Business Delegations etc.

. trade & tender inquiries and Updates on trade policy. Buyers can reach members through FIEO search. exhibitions. FIEO News is available on website FIEO News Awards to Members and Export Facilitators FIEO gives away annual export awards Niryat Shree to its members for their outstanding export performances. Income Tax. FIEO also gives away Niryat Bandhu awards to export facilitators such as banks. changing market trends. FIEO News is circulated among all the members free of cost. Live Chat with Members Members can chat live with Director General FIEO on every Wednesday from 3. Taking up Issues/Problems of Members FIEO takes up problems of members relating to Foreign Trade Policy. buyers list. Members can have access to commercial reports.00 p.00 p. fairs etc. export promotion councils and commodity boards for recognizing their support to the exporting community.m.m. upcoming export opportunities etc. to 5. Banking. Disseminating Commercial Intelligence FIEO brings out a monthly bulletin FIEO News to keep its members updated with policy changes. FIEO has been authorized to issue Certificate of Origin under SAPTA and BANGKOK Agreement and non-preferential purposes. and seek clarifications/advices on any matter relating to foreign trade International Exposure and Guidance through Website Provides 24x7 exposure to members through Search with FIEO. Central Excise etc with Policy makers in the Government s various Departments/ Ministries. Customs.Certificate of Origin Certificate of Origin is required by most countries to establish proof of origin of the goods being imported by them.

Setting up Warehouse at various Trade Centres Overseas FIEO is planning to set up warehouses/India Trade Centres in various countries in the near future which can serve as the gateway of our member s export to these countries. it has offices at Mumbai. Chennai. of India in 1965 to co-ordinate and focus the efforts of all organizations in the country engaged in export promotion. Govt. It has a well established network throughout India and has offices at all major business centers of India. FIEO members representing large. Star Trading House and Premier Trading House besides Consultancy firms. non profit organizations set up by the Ministry of Commerce. FIEO represents the interest of professional government recognized exporting firms. direction and thrust to India s expanding international trade. Bangalore. The scope of the Federation reaches out throughout India. consultancy firms. called Government-recognised Export House. . medium & small scale exporting units contribute more around 70% global exports of our country. The trade centres will have permanent display gallaries for showcasing the products. Trading House. FIEO-India s Premier Institution for International Trade The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO). Its membership comprises of exporting firms with strong credentials. Shillong and Kanpur. Bhubaneshwar. investment and collaboration. Star Export House. FIEO provides the content. In addition to its Head Office in New Delhi. The Federation has evolved into a key player in the promotion of trade. banks. export management training institutes etc. service exporters. Kolkata. Hyderabad. Ahmedabad.

WORLD BANK. ESCAP. it has bilateral arrangements for exchange of information as well as for liaisoning with several overseas chambers of commerce. Links with Trade & Industry Bodies FIEO has forged strong links with counterpart organizations in several countries as well as international agencies to enable direct communication and interaction between India and world businessmen. UNCTAD and others. It has access to information/data originating from UN bodies and world agencies like IMF. . It takes up problems /issues of its members.FIEO works as a partner of the Government of India in providing inputs on various trade policy issues and also acts a strong linkage between the Government and the Industry. and trade and industry associations. In addition. UNIDO. FIEO is the one stop organization for any foreign investor. ADB. buyer or seller looking for a trade partner in India. organizes capacity building courses to provide a conducive domestic atmosphere and to increase their competitive edge on one hand and organizes international activities to give its members a global reach. FAO.

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