Chapter 5 Export promotion capital goods scheme


EPCG Scheme


The scheme allows import of capital goods for pre production, production and post production (including CKD/SKD thereof as well as computer software systems) at 5% Customs duty subject to an export obligation equivalent to 8 times of duty saved on capital goods imported under EPCG scheme to be fulfilled over a period of 8 years reckoned from the date of issuance of licence.

In the case of agro units, import of capital goods at 5% Customs duty shall be allowed subject to a fulfillment of an export obligation equivalent to 6 times the duty saved (on capital goods imported under the Scheme) over a period of 12 years from the date of issue of licence.