Kerala Chapter

Report
FIEO
Kerala Chapter
Marine Building, 1st Floor,
Malabar Road, North End
Willington Island
Kochi-682009
•Revenue collection:-
Projection for
the year 20142015
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14 (upto
15th Dec,2013
Kerala Chapter office
started functioning
from 7th July 2012)
1875000
19,30,000
16,10,500
1798735
20,40,748
23,46,860
2128
20583
3,00,000
17
12
24
Revenue from Domestic ------Events
377400
236250
5,00,000
Expenditure on Domestic ------Events
789661
334559
4,00,000
Heads
Membership Target
Membership collected
Certificate of Origin
Number
Events
Number
Events
of
of
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Domestic
7
Overseas -------
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Revenue from Overseas ------activity
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Expenditure
Overseas activity
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PROJECTED GROWTH
Category
Trading House
Star Export House
Export House
Export Oriented Unit
State Export Organisation
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2014-20
April-March
AprilDecember
15
th
Projection)
December
15 to
(
15th
March
2014
(Projection)
3
3
3
3
5
23
23
24
24
27
30
34
35
35
40
2
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
2
Multi Product Group
Service Provider
Chamber of Commerce
Commodity Board
Export Promotion Council
176
60
0
5
1
216
66
2
5
1
251
69
2
5
1
276
69
2
5
1
376
79
2
5
1
Trade Associations
Total No. of Members
New Members
2
304
29
2
357
53
2
397
40
2
422
25
2
542
120
EVENTS ORGANISED
(During April 2013 to 15th December 2013)
(Number of Events Organised -12 Numbers )
* Spanish Language Programme for Business
people (2nd March to 6th April 2013) in the
conference hall of FIEO Kerala Chapter at
Kochi.
•Workshop on practical aspect of Foreign
Trade in association with Indian Chamber of
Commerce and Industry at Trivandrum on 8th
April 2013.
•Half Day workshop on Increasing Exports
through Benefits under FTA and various
benefits under FTP in association with Cochin
Special Economic Zone,Kochi on 30th April
2013.
•Seminar on Coastal shipping and IWT Summit
in association with Kerala Sea and Trade at
Kochi Kerala on 6th May 2013.
•Training Programme on Promotion of
Exports through E- Commerce at Palakkad,
Kerala in association with District Industries
Centre , ECGC and NSE Ltd on 25th June
2013.
•Seminar on Exim Business payment
solutions in association with Western Union
and Weizmann Forex Ltd at Kochi on 23rd
July 2013
•Challenges of Rupee Dollar and Foreign
Trade Policy and Incentive Schemes in
association with The Federal Bank Ltd at
Kochi on 29th July 2013.
•Maritime Education Summit jointly with
Kerala Sea and Trade and Smart Ways B2B
Connect Pvt Ltd. at Kochi Kerala on 1st
August 2013.
•Multi Model Logistics Summit jointly with
Kerala Sea and Trade and B2B Smart Ways
Pvt Ltd at Kochi, Kerala on 2nd August
2013.
•SME Expo in association with Corporation Bank
Kochi, Kerala on 20th August 2013.
•Promoting Exports through E- Commerce in
association with EBay and PayPal and with
District Industries Centre, Thrissur at Thrissur,
Kerala on 27th August 2013.
•Two days training programme on FTP,
Incentive Schemes, Export Documentation
and Procedures at Kochi (Oct 11th & 12th
2013.)
UPCOMING PROGRAMMES:
(December 2013 to March 2014)
DECEMBER 2013
•One day Training programme on Export
Documentation and Procedures Incentive
Schemes, customs formalities etc.. in
association with District Industries Centre,
Calicut and National Stock Exchange Ltd at
Calicut on 30th December 2013.
JANUARY 2014:• One Day session on UCP-600 at Kochi on
8th January 2013
• One Day training programme on Export
Procedures and documentation ,various
incentive schemes etc..at Kottayam in
association with District Industries Centre
Kottayam and Canara Bank.
FEBRUARY 2014:•Open House Meet with Jt.DGFT ,cochin
, Cochin Port , Customs , Customs and
Central Excise during the second week
of February 2014.
•Training programme at Kannur, Kerala
in association with Jt.DGFT, Kochi
during last week of February 2014
MARCH 2014
•Export Vision 2020 in association with
Department of Industries, Government
of Kerala ,scheduled to be held in the
Last week of of March 2013 or in the
second week of April 2014.
• B2B Meeting with CZECH Republic
officials and the representative at Kochi
•B2B Meeting with Western Australian
Trade Commission at Kochi
ACTION PLAN
To organize events and sessions at various parts
of the State in association with government
organizations like Department of Industries ,
supported by Banks.

To bring more visibility of the organization
and about our services through Export
Awareness Programmes conducted at various
parts of the state.

To enroll more service providers, Banks and
Freight Forwarders and shippers as our members
to make awareness among the export community
about our services of FIEO through them.
Group SMS and Group Emails to non members on
a regular basis regarding timely information about
the Policy amendments, Programmmes of FIEO and
Grievance Committee meetings related etc.
 Personal Visits to Main export houses to make
them as our Members.

Regular Telephone calls to selected Exporters
who are interested to become our Members. If
permitted, we take the final year students of
Logistics and Maritime Courses as Interns and
assign them with this task as part of their project.
To conduct Short term Programmes in Export
Management ,Procedures and Documentation ,Foreign
Trade Policy in association with Leading Management
Institutes in the State. Programmes will be part of the
Curriculum of the Respective organizations and can be
conducted in the premises of the organizations
(Resource:- Various educational institutions shown
interest to conduct short term programmes jointly
with FIEO)
 To organize Open House Meetings every month
participating JDGFT,Customs, Central Excise, Port
Authorities, Commodity Boards etc., for regular
interaction with Exporters
(Action Taken:- Preliminary discussions made with the
concerned and awaiting reply from them)
Our Submission
We are getting requests from various Companies regarding The
facility of attestation of GSP from FIEO. We are getting reasonable
Number of APTA Certificates every month even though not as expected.
As the Export Inspection agency is the only authority to issue GSP
in the region , we would Humbly making our submission to get
authority for FIEO also to attest GSP Certificates. We are
expecting huge volume of GSP attestation from the region.
OWN OFFICE FOR FIEO KERALA
CHAPTER
With regard to getting a land and other eligible
benefits from the Kerala State Government, We
have
made
representations
to
the
State
Government
Departments
like
Industries
Department, KINFRA etc… We have personally
visited the locations (Industrial areas) where the
land may be available. Our requests are under
Consideration and we are doing vigorous follow ups
to get the same Materialize. We would request you
sir, to support us in this regard.
ACHIEVEMENTS
 Representing FIEO
in the
Public Grievance Committee of
JDGFT Kochi
 Representing FIEO in the Permanent Trade Facilitation
Committee of Customs Department
 Representing FIEO in the Public Grievance Committee
Customs Department
of
Associated with Coir Board in the International Coir Tech Expo
Associated with District Industries Centre Thrissur, Calicut
,Palakkad for conducting awareness sessions across the state.
ACHIEVEMENTS
 We were highly privileged to shift to the new
office premises at W/Island, the logistics hub of
the State where we can focus the Exporters,
Customs House Agents, C& F Agents, Service
providers ,Shippers etc.. To interact with them to
make them aware about the services of FIEO and
to serve them better in a good way.
Thank you,
FIEO Kerala Chapter.

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