All Industry Rates
- The rates of drawback are announced by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Finance for various categories of goods and are indicated in the schedule appended to the Customs and Central Excise Duties Drawback Rules, 1995.
- The schedule of rates is normally announced on the 1st of June every year or 3 months after the budget. The rates mentioned in the schedule are called all-industry rates of drawback. They are applicable to manufacturer exporters as well as merchant exporters.
- The all industry rates of drawback are fixed under Rule 3 and can be revised by the Govt. under Rule 4. The all industry rates of drawback are worked out on the basis of broad averages of consumption of inputs, duties suffered, quantity of wastage, f.o.b. prices of the export products etc.
Except where specifically authorized the all – industry rates of drawback are not applicable where an export product has been-
- exported in discharge of export obligation against an Advance Licence issued under Duty Exemption Scheme vide the relevant Import and Export Policy.
- manufactured partly or wholly in bond under Section 65 of the Customs Act, 1962,
- exported by a unit licensed under any 100% Export Oriented Schemes (100%EOY/EHTP/STP/Agriculture/aqua culture etc)
- exported by a Unit situated in a Free trade zone/ Export processing Zones
- manufactured and exported in terms of Rule 12(1) (a) of the Central of the Central Excise Rules 1944; and
- manufactured and exported in terms of Rule 13(1) (a) of the Central Excises Rules, 1944; and
- manufactured and exported availing the facility under the Import and Export Pass Book schemes of he relevant Exim policy
The restrictions as mentioned in the above clauses are not applicable where payment of drawback at a particular rate/amount has been specifically authorized thereunder any sub serial number in the All industry table subject to such terms and conditions as may be specified thereunder .