Shri B.H. Patel, President, CAPEXIL
Corona Outbreak
March 28, 2020

Dear Esteemed Members of CAPEXIL,

Hope you are doing well!

We are going through unusual times as we wrestle with the spread of Corona virus. The situation is mounting on a regular basis. The next few weeks are very crucial and the full impact will be known only after some time.

The health and safety of our members, employees and other stakeholders is our top priority. CAPEXIL and we at CoA will take several measures to safeguard member interests in near future.

I assure all esteemed members of CAPEXIL that our team is working hard to ensure that every work – will continue as usual, in spite of the Covid19 pandemic and lockdown. My sincere hope is that since almost all works are online (except seminars, workshops and events), our core activities will not be impacted.We, as a team, realise that our responsibility in the domain of trade and export in particular has multiplied many times now.

I pledge to devote more time and energy to fulfil the aspirations of thousands of member in the country, further.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones during these times. Your health and safety are of paramount importance. Stay safe!

Thank you and all the best!!



Shri B.H. Patel, President, CAPEXIL
Extension of RCMC validity beyond 31st March, 2020
April 1, 2020

Dear Esteemed Members of CAPEXIL

We sure you’ll agree that, it isn’t an exaggeration to say that we are at war against the coronavirus and that it is a war we must win.

We are aware of the challenges faced by you in such unusual times. CAPEXIL is vehemently with you and is more than willing to safeguard member interests to the best of our abilities.

In view of the current situation and challenges from the lockdown, you may find it difficult to get re-validation of RCMCs.

Looking into the operation challenges, DGFT has issued Trade Notice No. 60/2019-20 dated 31st March, 2020 (Click here to see the notice)  wherein it has been decided that Regional Authorities (RAs) of DGFT will not insist on valid RCMC (in cases where the same has expired on or before 31st March, 2020) from the applicants for any incentive/authorizations till 30th September, 2020.

At CAPEXIL we have always kept our Members at the core of everything we do and that fundamental stands stronger than ever today. We ensure that every work – will continue as usual amidst Covid19 pandemic and lockdown since almost all works are online.We are positive that together we will be able to get through these tough times.

We appreciate your support and trust in CAPEXIL. Stay informed, Stay healthy, Stay safe and please stay at home!!



Shri B.H. Patel, President, CAPEXIL
Appeal for donation in Prime Minister CARES Fund to fight against Corona, COVID–19
April 2, 2020

My Fellow Exporter Colleagues,

The COVID-19 pandemic marks an unprecedented time and the world is at a crisis situation. There are thousands of people dying all over the world and the effect is not only on the lives and health of the people, but also have brought the economic momentum to a much lower trajectory. With no cure, yet discovered, the only way to prevent the disease is to stay home and social distancing.
Situation like this would require support to team up with the government initiatives to scale up governmental efforts to fight this epidemic and to help those in distress.

In order to tackle with this pandemic Hon’ble Prime Minister has created a special fund PM CARES to fight against the COVID-19. The donation made to the PM CARES Fund shall be eligible for 100% deduction under section 80G of the IT Act. Further, the limit on deduction of 10% of gross income shall also not be applicable for donation made to PM CARES Fund.

At this moment, the affected people in India will need help to tide over the viral disease and in this scenario, CAPEXIL has decided to stand with our distressed fellow countrymen and actively partake in the national effort to support them at this difficult time. Even the Council official / staff are donating one day of their salary for this noble cause.

To provide much-needed relief for the people affected by the viral disease and those who are in distress, CAPEXIL as partner to Nation Building, appeal to all its Members to donate generously for this noble cause to come out victorious over the common and deadly enemy, COVID-19.

We promise you that after the normalcy we will get more facilities from the government for the betterment of the Industry. Members can go to the website and donate to PM CARES Fund using following details:

Name of the Account: PM CARES
Account Number: 2121PM20202
IFSC Code: SBIN0000691
Name of Bank: State Bank of India, New Delhi Main Branch
UPI ID: pmcares@s

Following modes of payments are accepted:

  • Debit Cards and Credit Cards
  • Internet Banking
  • UPI (BHIM, PhonePe, Amazon Pay, Google Pay, PayTM, Mobikwik)

Donations can also be made to CAPEXIL through online mode for onward remittance to PRIME MINISTER’S NATIONAL RELIEF FUND:

Beneficiary Detail: CAPEXIL
Bank: Kotak Mahindra Bank
Account No.: 504010190338
IFSC No: KKBK0006570

Keeping in view of the circumstances in mind, it’s our humble request to come forward and contribute whole heartedly to the PM CARES fund while taking social responsibility in the hour of crises. Once the contributions have been made please intimate the Council by dropping a mail on, or by filing form at below link:

So that we may submit the complete list to Hon’ble Minister and senior officials in the Ministry.

Looking forward for your generous contribution in these special circumstances in the interest of mankind.

Shri B.H. Patel, President, CAPEXIL
Capexil Services during Covid-19 Outbreak
April 3, 2020

Dear Esteemed Members,

Greetings from CAPEXIL and our sincere wishes for your sound health & safety!!

As you all are aware that due to the outbreak of Novel Corona Virus in China and subsequently its rapid spread world over, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 as a pandemic & identified it as severe & critical challenge to public health.

It has been consistent endeavour of the CAPEXIL and our committed approach to facilitate our member exporters in all possible ways & means to advance their export interest across the globe on one side and to ensure the health & safety measures for our members & employees on the other hand. In order to safeguard the trade members and secretariat of the Council, we have asked employees to work from home with effect from 23-03-2020 to continue delivering our core services like issuance of RCMC, Policy matters, accounts matter, administration matter, taxation matter, Export Return related matter, etc. to our esteemed member exporters online.

In view of the above, the Council seeks your kind cooperation and necessary support till 31.03.2020 and we have been constantly reviewing & monitoring the situation to ensure the best possible service to our members.

a)  For any administrative related query kindly send email to 98312-61297)

b) For any Membership & RCMC related query kindly send e-mail to

  1. Head, 78909-83441, 97486-59197)
  2. Western Region copy to (M: 99607-30210)
  3. Southern Region copy to (M: 95600-46529, 99404-97970)
  4. Northern Region copy to (M: 98994-26423, 98911-11071)
  5. Eastern Region 94328-61512)

All requests for RCMC/Membership, Renewal, Endorsement, and Amendment must be submitted online using the link below. CAPEXIL has dispensed with issuance of hard copy of the RCMC and the same is now available at member login account at

Moreover, Invoice and Receipt may be downloaded at member login account at

All Member Exporters are advised to submit all your documents by email / online.

c) All grievances related to Foreign Trade Policy, DGFT, Customs, taxes queries related to Banking and Shipping may be sent to respective regional offices:

  1. Western Region, copy to (M: 99207-38053, 98203-78805)
  2. Southern Region Officecapexilsro@capexil.incopy to (M: 99404-97970)
  3. Northern Region 98726-10300)
  4. Eastern Region 94328-61512)

d) For any finance/accounts related query kindly send email to and 78909-83441/ 90380-99615)

e) For taxation related query kindly send e-mail to CC to (M: 98304-14422/78909-83441)

f) For Statistics & Export Return query kindly send e-mail to CC to and (M: 94328-61512)

Due to above such situation and uncertainty on day to day basis, your cooperation is requested in case of any delay in response. We urge to write to us on below emails:

Please appreciate the fact that in such a grave situation, the social isolation is the proper way to prevent the spread of this virus and strong measures need to be taken to break the chain of person to person transmission, we hope you will appreciate our efforts to continue our services to member exporters and seek your kind support and cooperation in this regard.

We also welcome your suggestions and comments in this regard which may be sent by e-mail to CC to:

With kind wishes for your happy and healthier time ahead!!

Shri B.H. Patel, President, CAPEXIL
Update on Covid-19
April 13, 2020

My Fellow Exporter Colleagues,

The world around us has been undergoing tough unprecedented challenges arising out of COVID-19 pandemic; which is yet unfolding; disrupting whole industry and exporter fraternity and social strata altogether. Central government and State Governments have taken up drastic measures including locking down whole country for 21 days to impede the cascading trigger impact of this catastrophe. Covid 19 has created paramount fear and alarm in the minds of one and all.

Countries across the world are grappling with containing the spread of Coronavirus through various measures such as lockdowns, travel restrictions and health advisories. They are also bringing out economic policies to assist in tiding over the crisis situations. CAPEXIL captures these advisories and the latest developments on the policy front in the world which will enable businesses to judge the impact on their operations.

In consultation with industry members, CAPEXIL is continuously compiling immediate business challenges across multiple sectors for minimising the fallout of emergency Coronavirus health measures on the economy. As a partner to Nation Building, it is our constant endeavour to keep our member updated time to time during this critical time of COVID 19 and thereby facilitate our member exporters in all possible ways & means to advance their export interest across the globe.

Council would like to brief your good self with following update / development:

  • In order to give relief to businesses and affected individuals amidst the stress caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry has introduced several relaxations and extensions in deadlines etc. with regard to compliances mandated under its schemes and activities.
  • Consolidated Guideline of MHA


Members are requested to visit at to keep abreast with all updates/ developments at one place on COVID 19 related information and measures undertaken by GoI and other concerned authorities.

Ensuring our best service all time.  Best wishes, stay safe and healthy!