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 ------- Domestic 7 Overseas ------- --- --- Revenue from Overseas ------activity --- --- Expenditure Overseas activity --- --- on ------- 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.