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QUESTIONNAIRE FOR EXPORTERS General Information

Name and address of Exporter Type of Entity Years in Operation Export Turnover RCMC no. Interviewee name, designation & contact no.

Company (1) Partnership (2) Proprietorship (3) Co-operative (4)

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Are you a merchant exporter or manufacturer exporter? a. Merchant (1) b. Manufacturer (2) c. Both (3)

2. 3.

Major commodities exported: Which are the Financial Assistance Schemes from APEDA are you aware of and please proceed to relevant section of schemes and at last to concluding section.
2007-08 Volume Value (MT) (INR) 2008-09 Volum Value e (MT) (INR) 2009-10 Value (INR) 2010-11 Value (INR)

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Commodit y

Major destinations

Volume (MT)

Volume (MT)

4.

Which are the Financial Assistance Schemes from APEDA are you aware of and please proceed to relevant section of schemes and at last to concluding section.

Financial Assistance Schemes Transport Assistance Market Development Infrastructure Development Quality Development R&D Development Concluding Section

Section 1 2 3 4 5 6

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Scheme Specific Information Section 1: Transport Assistance Scheme 5. 6. 7. Are you aware about APEDA Transport Assistance Scheme? YES If, YES, have you availed Transport Assistance Scheme? YES NO If YES, please provide details as under: NO

Transport Assistance Scheme Year of subsidy received 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11

By Air Subsidy received (INR) Export pertaining to this subsidy received* (INR) Destinations

Product

[*For example: Subsidy of Rs. X is received in year 2007-08 pertaining to export of Rs. Y (irrespective of year of export), then mention Rs. X in subsidy received column (column no. 3) and mention Rs. Y in export pertaining to this subsidy received column (column no. 4).]
Transport Assistance Scheme Year of subsidy received 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 By Sea Subsidy received (INR) Export pertaining to this subsidy received* (INR) Destinations

Product

[*For example: Subsidy of Rs. X is received in year 2007-08 pertaining to export of Rs. Y (irrespective of year of export), then mention Rs. X in subsidy received column (column no. 3) and mention Rs. Y in export pertaining to this subsidy received column (column no. 4).]

8.

Perceived Benefits from the above subsidy components:


S. No. 1. Scheme Component Transport assistance Perceived benefits (Please list)

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Is the subsidy amount as given by APEDA as transport assistance adequate? YES NO

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10. If, NO, please suggest amount of subsidy that should be given by APEDA under each heads below: 11. Issues/Challenges and Suggestions for Transport Assistance Schemes
S. No. 1. (write the name of product) % of FOB % of Freight Specific rate % of FOB % of Freight Specific rate % of FOB % of Freight Specific rate % of FOB % of Freight Specific rate Product Current Subsidy Suggested Subsidy and reason

(write the name of product)

(write the name of product)

(write the name of product)

12. Issues/Challenges and Suggestions for Transport Assistance Schemes Sl. No. Issues/Challenges Suggestions*

*Amount, repeat assistance periodicity, application process, type, scope of assistance, etc.

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Section 2: Market Development Scheme 13. Are you aware about APEDA Market Development Scheme? YES NO

14. If, YES, have you availed APEDA Market Development Scheme? YES NO 15. If, YES, please provide details of subsidy availed as under:
Details of schemes availed Market Devp. Scheme Year of subsidy received 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 Packaging Development Subsid y amount (lacs) % increase in exports due to subsidy (Value) Feasibility Studies, surveys, consultancy, database upgradation Export promotion & market development (Brand publicity) Subsidy amount (lacs)

Product

Subsidy amount (lacs)

Purpose

Benefit

Purpose

Benefit

16. Perceived Benefits from the above subsidy components:


S. No. 1. 2. 3. Assistance for use of packaging material Assistance for conducting feasibility study, etc. Brand publicity Scheme Component Perceived benefits (Please list)

17. Is the subsidy amount as given by APEDA on the above activities adequate? YES NO 18. If, NO, please suggest amount of subsidy that should be given by APEDA under each heads below: 19. Have you participated in APEDA sponsored or organised fairs, buyer-seller meets or events? YES NO 20. If, YES, what type of event you have attended and what were the benefits?

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S. No. 1. 2.

Scheme Component Assistance for use of packaging material Assistance for conducting feasibility study, etc. Brand publicity

Current Subsidy

Suggested Subsidy and reason

@25% of total cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 5 lakh 50% of total cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 5 lakh 25% of total cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 50 lakh

3.

21. Have you participated in APEDA sponsored or organised fairs, buyer-seller meets or events? YES NO 22. If, YES, what type of event you have attended and what were the benefits? ........................................................................................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................................................... 23. Issues/Challenges and Suggestions for Market Development Scheme Sl. No. Issues/Challenges Suggestions*

*Amount, repeat assistance periodicity, application process, scope of assistance, etc.

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Section 3: Infrastructure Development Scheme 24. Are you aware about APEDA Infrastructure Development Scheme? YES NO

25. If, YES, have you availed APEDA Infrastructure Development Scheme? YES NO 26. If YES, please provide details as under:
Details of schemes availed Infrastructure development scheme Year of subsidy received 2007-08 2008-09 2010-10 2010-11 Details of schemes availed Infrastructure development scheme Year of disbursement of subsidy 2007-08 2008-09 2010-10 2010-11 Pre-cooling facilities with handling system & cold storage Subsidy amount (lacs) Product % increase in exports due to subsidy Pack house/Green house Environmental control system Purchase of specialized transport units Subsidy amount (lacs) Product % increase in exports due to subsidy Sheds for intermediate storage & grading/sorting/cleaning operation Subsid y amoun t (lacs) Product % increase in exports due to subsidy Subsid y amoun t (lacs) Mechanized handling

Product

% increase in exports due to subsidy

Subsid y amoun t (lacs)

Product

% increase in exports due to subsidy

Subsid y amoun t (lacs)

Product

% increase in exports due to subsidy

Any other subsidy you have availed under Infrastructure Scheme, if any, than mention the following: Sub-component..............................., Subsidy amount............................,

Product................................................., % increase in exports due to subsidy......................................... 27. Perceived Benefits from the above subsidy components:
S. No. Scheme Component Perceived benefits (Please list)

1. 2. 3. 4.

Purchase of specialized transport Setting up of sheds for intermediate storage Mechanized handling Pre-cooling with handling system as well as cold storage Page 7 of 13

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5. 6. 7.

Pack house/green house Environmental control Others (please specify)

28. Is the subsidy amount as given by APEDA on the above activities adequate? YES NO 29. If, NO, please suggest amount of subsidy that should be given by APEDA under each heads below:
S. No. 1. Scheme Component Purchase of specialized transport 2. Setting up of sheds for intermediate 3. storage Mechanized handling 25% of cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 2.5 lakh per beneficiary 25% of cost of equipment subject to a ceiling of Rs. 5 lakh per beneficiary 25% of cost of equipment subject to a ceiling of Rs. 4. Pre-cooling with handling system as 5. well as cold storage Pack house/green house 6. Environmental control 7. Others (please specify) 10 lakh per beneficiary 25% of cost of equipment subject to a ceiling of Rs. 10 lakh per beneficiary 25% of cost of equipment subject to a ceiling of Rs. 25 lakh per beneficiary 25% of cost of equipment subject to a ceiling of Rs. 25 lakh per beneficiary Current Subsidy Suggested Subsidy and reason

30. Issues/Challenges and Suggestions for Infrastructure Development Scheme


Sl. No. Issues/Challenges Suggestions*

*Amount, repeat assistance periodicity, application process, scope of assistance, etc.

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Section 4: Quality Development Scheme 31. Are you aware about APEDA Quality Development Scheme? YES 32. If, YES, have you availed Quality Development Scheme? YES NO 33. If YES, please provide details as under:
Details of schemes availed Quality Development Scheme Quality management, assurance, control % increase in exports due to subsidy Upgradation/recognition of labs for export testing % increase in exports due to subsidy

NO

Year of subsidy received 2007-08 2008-09 2010-10 2010-11

Setting/Strengthening labs % increase in exports Subsidy Products due to amount tested subsidy

Subsidy amount

Products tested

Subsidy amount

Products tested

Details of schemes availed Quality Development Scheme Testing of water, soil, residue, drugs, etc. % increase in exports Subsidy Products due to amount tested subsidy Organizing seminars/study tour etc.

Year of subsidy disbursement 2007-08 2008-09 2010-10 2010-11

Subsidy amount

Purpose

Benefits

34. Perceived Benefits from the above subsidy components:


S. No. Scheme Component Perceived benefits (Please list)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Setting/Strengthening labs Quality management, assurance, control Upgradation/recognition of labs for export testing Testing of water, soil, residue, drugs, etc. Organizing seminars/study tour etc.

35. Is the subsidy amount as given by APEDA on the above activities adequate? YES NO
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36. If, NO, please suggest amount of subsidy that should be given by APEDA under each heads below: 37. Issues/Challenges and Suggestions for Quality Development Scheme
S. No. 1. 2. 3. 4. Setting/Strengthening labs Quality management, assurance, control Upgradation/recognition of labs for export testing Testing of water, soil, residue, drugs, etc. 25% of the cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 20 lakh per beneficiary 50% of the cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 5 lakh Upgradation and recognition of labs for export testing 50% of the total cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 5000 per sample in case where residue monitoring activity is proposed 5. Organizing seminars/study tour etc. by APEDA 50% of the total cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 1 lakh for national seminar and Rs. 2 lakh for international seminar Scheme Component Current Subsidy Suggested Subsidy and reason

38. Issues/Challenges and Suggestions for Quality Development Scheme Sl. No. Issues/Challenges Suggestions*

*Amount, repeat assistance periodicity, application process, scope of assistance, etc.

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Section 5: Research and Development Scheme 39. Are you aware about APEDA Research & Development Scheme? YES 40. If, YES, have you availed Research & Development Scheme? YES NO 41. If YES, please provide details as under: NO

Research & Development Scheme

Support relevant R&D for export enhancement

Year of subsidy received 2007-08 2008-09 2010-10 2010-11

Subsidy amount

Produc t

Benefit and % increase in exports

42. Issues/Challenges and Suggestions for Research Development Scheme Sl. No. Issues/Challenges Suggestions*

*Amount, repeat assistance periodicity, application process, scope of assistance, etc.

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Section 6: Concluding Section 43. Perceived overall benefit from APEDA FAS Schemes (Tick whichever applicable) Sl. No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Increase in exports Increase in market access Increase in quality Creation/upgradation of infrastructure Capacity building Increased profitability/subsidised logistics Exposure to new markets/customers/products Assistance in product innovation 44. Rank these APEDA FAS Schemes based on following factors(1 for Max , 5 for Min) 45. What is the estimated amount of total subsidy availed under Financial Assistance Schemes of APEDA from 2007-08 to 2010-11? 46. Please furnish export details as under (Hint: The same might have been furnished to APEDA at time of application): 47. Of the actual exports value above, what estimated percentage contribution do you attribute to APEDA Financial Assistance Schemes?...................................% 48. Segregate the above (Q 42.) percentage contribution among APEDA schemes as below:
Degree of usage Adequacy (Subsidy amount) Impact on Export

Perceived benefit

Tick whichever applicable

Factors Scheme Transport Assistance Market Development Infrastructure Development Quality Development R&D Development

Awareness

Ease of availing

Processing time

49. What is the estimated amount of total subsidy availed under Financial Assistance Schemes of APEDA from 2007-08 to 2010-11? 50. Please furnish export details as under (Hint: The same might have been furnished to APEDA at time of application):

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51. Of the actual exports value above, what estimated percentage contribution do you attribute to APEDA Financial Assistance Schemes?...................................% 52. Segregate the above (Q 42.) percentage contribution among APEDA schemes as below:
2007-08 to 2010-11 Amount (INR lakhs) Transport Assistance Scheme Other Financial Assistance Schemes

53. Please furnish export details as under (Hint: The same might have been furnished to APEDA at time of application): 54. Of the actual exports value above, what estimated percentage contribution do you attribute to APEDA Financial Assistance Schemes?...................................% 55. Segregate the above (Q 42.) percentage contribution among APEDA schemes as below:
Year 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 Actual (Value) Target (Value)

56. Of the actual exports value above, what estimated percentage contribution do you attribute to APEDA Financial Assistance Schemes?...................................% 57. Segregate the above (Q 42.) percentage contribution among APEDA schemes as below:
Scheme Percentage of Contribution (%) Transport Assistance Market Development Infrastructure Development Quality Development R&D Development

58. Other comments, if any (If any some gaps in value chain is not addressed by existing gaps)

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