Apparel Export Promotion Council is a nodal agency for the promotion of ready-made garments from India. The Council is the crucial link between Indian Garments Exporter and Global Markets. It is sponsored by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and is the only institution at the national level recognized under Foreign Trade Policy.
An exporter of textiles is required to get a Registration-cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC) from the AEPC for availing various benefits under the Foreign Trade Policy. For registration purposes, AEPC has been recognized by the Government as an Export Promotion Council.
Any applicant who is an exporter of garments whether manufacturer exporter or merchant exporter shall be eligible to be registered as a
In addition to the qualifications of a Registered Exporter, the Applicant must have the following.
There are various schemes and supports that can be availed of by exporters under the aegis of the AEPC. Let’s consider some of them:
Once you are a member, you will need to renew your membership with the AEPC every year; non-renewal can lead to automatic cancellation.
If membership is not renewed in the preceding year, then membership will be ceased and a fresh membership needs to be obtained for being a member in next preceding years.
Just tell us a little bit about your business and you'll have your Spice Board-RCMC in 30 working days (subject to government approval). It's that simple.
We make your interaction with the government as smooth as possible and we will be doing all the application work for you. We will also give you absolute clarity on the process to set realistic expectations.
Our team of experienced business advisors are a phone call away, should you have any queries about the process. But we'll try to ensure that your doubts are cleared before they even arise
AEPC thanks Ministers of Textiles, Finance, Commerce & Industry for Timely Release of Funds.
Sept 10 2020
The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) was able to clear all dues under the Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies (RoSCTL) scheme for the fiscal year 2020-21, due to the timely release of funds by the Ministers of Textiles, Finance, Commerce & Industry
The chairman of AEPC further said, “This scheme has been the backbone of policy support for the industry and will surely restore not just the competitiveness of the industry, but also positive sentiments for achieving higher export targets. This has been the request of our members in the Apparel Export Industry for a long time and who would definitely benefit from this measure.”
Free Trade Agreement Implementation Demand
13th July: The Apparel Export Promotion Council has appealed to the Honourable Prime Minister of India to execute implementation of free trade agreements with Europe, US, UK, and Australia. It will help to double the apparel exports in 3 years.
AEPC Urges Government to Enhance the MSME’s Loan Limit to ₹100 Crore
30th June: To provide financial support to MSMEs, the Apparel Export Promotion Council has urged the Union Government to increase the limit of outstanding loan limit to Rs 100 Crore under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS).