Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics Export Promotion Council popularly known as CHEMEXCIL is set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India in the year 1963 with the objective of promoting exports of the following items from India to various countries abroad. These items have been grouped into IV separate Panels:
Panel – I : Dyes and Dye Intermediates
Panel – II : Basic Inorganic & Organic Chemicals, including Agrochemicals
Panel – III : Cosmetics, Soaps,Toiletries & Essential Oils
Panel – IV : Castor Oil
The present total Membership strength, comprising of Large Scale & Small Scale Manufacturers and Merchant Exporters is more than 4000.
One of the main roles of CHEMEXCIL is to be an interface with the Industry and the Government of India to formulate Export-oriented Policies and also to create a favourable environment to augment exports of the above items from India. It is also ‘one point source of information’ for sourcing any of the above products from India.
CHEMEXCIL participates in international exhibitions being held abroad and invites overseas delegations to India to promote our exports and establish long term strategic alliances
CHEMEXCIL assists the members in locating and pinpointing the source of their requirements. It also helps to effect a smooth trade deal between buyers and sellers to offer a total service package, completely FREE.
CHEMEXCIL is the Nodal agency appointed by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry for compliance of REACH legislation of the European Union.
CHEMEXCIL participates in the Grievance Committee Meetings organized by the DGFT and take up issues of the member-exporters connected with Customs, Central Excise, Port Authorities, etc. and try to resolve the same
CHEMEXCIL participate in the Review Meetings as well as Task Force Meetings organized by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to chalk out strategies for promotion of exports of the items coming under the purview of the Council with power Point presentations covering our suggestions, as well as suggestions/views being received from the members.
CHEMEXCIL prepares and submit to the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Annual Action Plan for promotion of exports of the items coming under its purview, covering Budget Proposals for participation in various international exhibitions/Buyer Seller Meets/ being held abroad as well as in India.
CHEMEXCIL issues Recommendation letters addressed to various overseas Consulates/Embassies in India for issue of Visas for the member-exporters for attending Exhibitions/delegations as well as export/business promotion tours abroad.
CHEMEXCIL has been authorized by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to issue Non-preferential Certificates of Origin to its member-exporters for export of their items to various countries abroad on the condition that the said items are covered under our purview and are manufactured in India
CHEMEXCILs future plans are implementation of
a) Indian Chemical Inventory
b) Chemical Management Programme and
c) Indian Chemical Webportal
d) budget proposals, etc.
of which are being worked out and submitted to the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.