Banking guide for Exporters in India


RBI guidelines which every Exporter need to read


Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999 (42 of 1999) allows  export of goods and services as per  Foreign Exchange Management (Current Account Transaction) Rules, 2000, vide Notification GSR 381E dated 03rd May, 2000.  These Regulations are amended from time to time to incorporate the changes in the regulatory framework and published through amendment notifications.  Within the contours of the Regulations, Reserve Bank of India also issues directions to Authorized Persons under Section 11 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999. These directions lay down the modalities as to how the foreign exchange business has to be conducted by the Authorised Persons with their customers/constituents with a view to implementing the regulations framed.

According to RBI, It may be noted that, whenever necessary, Reserve Bank shall issue directions to Authorised Persons through A.P. (DIR Series) Circulars in regard to any change in the Regulations or the manner in which relative transactions are to be conducted by the Authorised Persons with their customers/ constituents. The Master Direction issued herewith shall be amended suitably simultaneously.

The Export directions updated till 08th January, 2021.  The notifications and circular till date issued by the authorities are also updated separately in this web blog. 


Click below links to know more about Banking guidelines  for Exporters:

Bank process to refund export payments received from Overseas buyer

Indian Banking process for Agency commission on exports

eBRC, Formalities of Indian Banks for exporters

Indian Banking process on issue of guarantees to Exporters

What happens if an exporter continuously violates bank rules

Set off of export receivables against import payables, Bank process in India

write off relaxation, bank process on export bills in India

Bank process on write off export bills for Insurance claims

Indian Banking process to write off unrealized Export Bills

Banking formalities in India on Export Claims

Shipments lost in transit, Indian Banking formalities

Indian banking process to extend the time of realization of export invoice amount

Bank process on export of goods by SEZ

Indian Banking process on Change of export buyer

Indian banking process on Reduction of Export Invoice Value

Follow up export receipts by banks

How to open a warehouse at Abroad by an Indian Exporter, Banking rules

Banking formalities for Consignment Exports in India

Mismatch in export invoice amount and actually realized amount, Banking process in India

Bank process on direct dispatch of documents by the exporter

Retaining exporters shipping documents with Bank, Bank process

Indian Banking process on Setting up of Offices abroad

Banking documentation on Reexport of unsold rough diamonds

EDF approval for export of goods for re-imports

Banking process on EDF Approval for Trade Fair and Exhibitions abroad

Obligation of exporters bank on Receipt of advance against exports

Bank process on Grant of EDF waiver for Exporters in India

File exemption for EDF filing for Exports in India

EDF procedures on Consolidation of air cargo and sea cargo

EDF filing on Short Shipments and Shut out Shipments

SOFTEX Forms, Banking rules in India

Banking rules on Mid-sea trans-shipment of catch by deep sea fishing vessels

Bank EDF process on Export of goods through Post

Banking EDF rules on Export of goods, export of software done through EDI ports

Export of goods through Customs ports, EDF procedures in India

Export of Currency, Banking rules in India

Bank rules on Export on elongated credit terms, Export of goods on lease, hire, etc.

Banking rules under Project Exports and Service Exports

Export factoring on non-recourse basis, RBI conditions

Repayment of State credits for Exports and Forfaiting, government conditions

Banking rules for exports to Myanmar and Romania from India

Exports to neighboring countries by road, rail or river

Counter Trade Arrangments for Exporters, FEMA Guidelines

How to open a Foreign Currency account by an exporter?

Settlement of Export transactions in currencies not having a direct exchange rate

Can third party make payment on Export import trade in India?

Asian Clearing Union (ACU) in Banking for Export Import trade

Online Payment Gateway Service Providers (OPGSPs)

RBI regulations on realization of export bills in International Business

Can an Exporter invoice in Indian Rupees to overseas buyer?


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