Export General Manifest (EGM) [Importance Explained]

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If you want to know what is Export General Manifest (EMG) is?

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With the help of this article, you can understand the importance of the Export General Manifest (EGM) in export.

Hello, friends welcome to another fresh article from “Indincustoms.info”, Here in this article I explain What is Export General Manifest (EGM) is and how EGM works.

If you are working in the export industry you need to understand the importance of export general manifest in export.

This article will help you to understand everything about export general manifest (EGM). EGM is likely similar to Import General Manifest (IGM).

What Is Export General Manifest (EGM)?

What Is the Export General Manifest (EGM)?

Export general manifest (EGM) is filed by the shipping carrier of goods, once after ‘export’ takes place.

If you want to export goods, shipping bill filing is mandatory for any exporter.

A shipping bill is a legal document to be filed with customs for the export customs clearance of goods.

The exporter or their agent completes the customs clearance process with the shipping bill and all the supporting documents and handover the cargo to the carrier.

Once the carrier gets the “let export order” as proof of completion of the export customs clearance process, the carrier moves the cargo.

After sailing vessels or aircraft cross the territorial border of a country the definition of exports takes place.

The carrier files the export general manifest (EGM) with customs according to the data provided in the shipping bill.

I hope now you understand what is EGM and who will file EGM, Now let’s take a look at why EGM is important.

Why Export General Manifest Is Importent?

Why Export General Manifest Is Important?

The Shipping line or aircraft carrier files EMG with customs only after the goods cross the territorial borders of the export country.

EGM is the proof of the export of goods.

Customs release export promotion copy (EP copy) and Exchange control copy of shipping bill to the exporters based on such EGM filed by the shipping carrier of goods.

Export promotion copy and Exchange control copy of shipping bill is the most important document. it is the proof of export.

Exporters get various export promotion benefits like- Drawbacks, MEIS licenses, etc… based on export promotion copy.

And without exchange control copy exporters are not able to get payment for exported goods.

So, it’s very important to file EGM to get an EP copy and an Exchange control copy of the shipping bill from customs as proof of export.

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