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SEZs IN INDIA : 

SEZs IN INDIA http://financexchange.blogspot.com

Structure : 

Structure Part I: Evolution and Framework Part II: Policy Features Part III: Development Process Part IV: Project Risks Part V: Conclusions

INDIANNESS of SEZ : 

INDIANNESS of SEZ PVT SECTOR DRIVEN HYBRID OF CHINESE SEZ AND EPZ KEY ROLE OF STATE GOVTS. UNIQUE FISCAL REGIME:BY LAW REGULATORY REGIME EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT REGULATORY REGIME: SINGLE ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

SEZ Features (Cont’d) : 

SEZ Features (Cont’d) SINGLE COURT LEGALFRAMEWORK: WINDOWS IN EXISTING LAWS LEADING TO STATE & CENTRAL ACTS SEZ REFORMS DRIVEN BY ECONOMIC NEED & LOGIC POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT

SEZ POLICY : 

SEZ POLICY EVOLVED OVER LAST THREE YEARS GOI AND RESPECTIVE STATES(12) CENTRAL SEZ ACT READY SIX STATES HAVE ENACTED STATE SEZ ACTs

SEZ POLICY FRAMEWORK : 

SEZ POLICY FRAMEWORK Income Exemption DDT/CG/MATCST/SERVICE TAX STATE TAXES No license required for import. Manufacturing, trading and services allowed. Freedom to subcontract

SEZ Policy Cont’d : 

SEZ Policy Cont’d Single window approval by DC No License required to manufacture items reserved for SSI sector. 100% FDI allowed in manufacturing through automatic route except in a few sectors. No cap on foreign investments items reserved for SSI.

SEZ Policy Cont’d : 

SEZ Policy Cont’d Guidelines issued by RBI in Nov 2002 for setting up Off-shore Banking Units in SEZs. External commercial borrowings by units allowed without any maturity restrictions. Freedom to bring in export proceeds without any time limit

SEZ Policy Cont’d : 

SEZ Policy Cont’d 100% of export proceeds in EEFC account. Freedom to make overseas investment from it. Insurance outside India allowed Capitalization of imports payable. Commodity hedging permitted.

SEZ Policy Cont’d : 

SEZ Policy Cont’d Foreign companies permitted to set up branches for manufacturing activities Exemption from interest rate surcharge on export finance. SEZ allowed to write off unrealised export bills.

Customs and Excise : 

Customs and Excise Duty free import/domestic procurement of goods for development, operation and maintenance of SEZ units. Exemption to sales made from Domestic Tariff Area to SEZ units.

Income and Service Tax : 

Income and Service Tax 100% IT exemption (10A) for first 5 years, 50% for 5 years thereafter and 50% of reinvestment for 10 years Exemption from DDT, & MAT Permitted to carry forward losses OBUs allowed to have full IT exemption for 5 years and 80% thereafter Exemption from Service Tax to SEZ units.

Environment : 

Environment Permitted facilities like golf courses, desalination plants, hotels and non-polluting service industries in the Coastal Regulation Zone area Exemption from public hearing under Environment Impact Assessment Notification

Drugs and Cosmetics : 

Drugs and Cosmetics Exemption from port restriction under Drugs & Cosmetics Rules Single window mechanism in Zones having such units

Companies Act : 

Companies Act Office of Registrar of Companies in SEZs. Exemption from requirement of domicile India for 12 months prior to appointment as Director. Enhanced limit of Rs. 2.4 crores per annum allowed for managerial remuneration

Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) supplier : 

Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) supplier Entitled to: Drawback/DEPB CST Exemption Exemption from State levies Discharge of its EP IT exemption u/s 80HHC

Development Process : 

Development Process LAND ACQUISITION MIN AREA MODULAR APPROACH INFRA/ ON SITE DEVELOPMENT EXTERNAL INFRA LINKAGES CO-DEVELOPERS

Other Critical Policies : 

Other Critical Policies CUSTOMS LABOUR ENVIRONMENT POWER FOREIGN EXCHANGE CONTROL FOREIGN INVESTMENT LICENSING

Project Risks : 

Project Risks LOCATION LAND ACQUISITION REGULATORY REGIME-EFFECTIVENESS STABILITY OF POLICY FINANCIAL CLOSURE

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