Export Promotion Council



The Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India has notified Coconut Development Board as an Export Promotion Council (EPC) for all coconut products other than those made from coconut husk and fiber, on1st April 2009 vide Public Notice No.169 (RE-2008)/2004-2009. A sizeable quantity of coconut and coconut products are exported from the country with registration from various Export Promotion Councils. In pursuance of the above notification coconut products such as tender coconuts, tender coconut water, packed tender coconut water, nata-de-coco, coconut water based vinegar, coconut water based soft drinks/beverages, raw coconuts, partially dehusked coconuts, Desiccated coconut powder, skimmed milk powder, coconut milk/cream, coconut oil, dry coconuts, ball copra, cut copra coconut flakes, coconut chips, coconut gratings, coconut parings, coconut chutney powder, medicated coconut oil, coconut oil based hair/massage oils, virgin coconut oil, coconut based convenience foods, Coconut shell, Coconut shell powder, coconut shell charcoal, coconut shell based activated carbon, handicrafts made out of coconut shell and parts of coconut tree, coconut wood furniture etc. fall within the jurisdiction of the Coconut Development Board which has now been notified as an Export Promotion Council. As RCMC from the Export Promotion Council concerned is mandatory for exports, to enable exporters to avail the various benefits under the Foreign Trade Policy and duty neutralization schemes of the Department of Revenue, it is requested that exporters/prospective exporters of coconut products (other than those made from coconut husk and fiber) get registered with the Coconut Development Board immediately.



Coconut Development Board,
Government of India, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare,
Kera Bhavan, SRV Road, Kochi – 682 011, Kerala, India
Phone: Office PABX: 0484-2376265, 2377267, 2377266, 2376553
Fax: 91 484-2377902

Email: ho-marketing(a)coconutboard(dot)gov(dot)in
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