Merchant Exporter And Manufacturer Exporter

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If you want to know what is the difference between merchant exporter and manufacturer exporter.

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This article will help you to understand the difference between merchant exporter and manufacture exporter.


Hello, friends welcome to another fresh article on “Indiancustoms.info”, Here in this article I explained what is a merchant exporter and manufacturer exporter.

Most of the people are confused and can’t understand the difference between merchant exporter and manufacturer exporter.

They all are the same or they can’t see any difference in manufacturer exporter and Marchant exporter.

But don’t worry about that this article is especially for those who want to understand the difference and importance of both exporters.

Here we explain how both exporters work and how to identify the manufacturer exporter and merchant exporter.

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Difference Between Merchant Exporter And Manufacturer Exporter.

Difference Between Merchant Exporter And Manufacturer Exporter.

I know you are curious to understand the difference between merchant exporter and manufacture exporter.

Merchant exporters and manufacturer export both are contributors to our economic growth.

Both types of exporters create job vacancies for the country.

Now let find who is a merchant exporter and who is a manufacturer exporter. First, we understand Who is a Merchant exporter?

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Who Is Merchant Exporter?

“Merchant Exporter” means an exporter engaged in trading activity and exporting or intending to export goods.

Merchant exporters purchase goods from manufacture or market and export them to with his company name and brand.

They don’t have their manufacturing unit or they did not manufacture anything.

Let’s understand it with an example:-

For example, If you got an order from Dubai, UAE for 2000 kgs of vegetables and you accept the order and decide to purchase vegetables from farmers or markets.

After completion of the packing process and export customs clearance process, you export the vegetables to your Dubai buyer.

Now you will be known as “Merchant Exporter”.

I hope now you understand who is the merchant exporter, now it’s time to understand who is the manufacturer exporter.

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Who Is Manufacturer Exporter?

“Manufacturer Exporter” means an exporter who manufactures goods and exports or intends to export such goods.

The manufacturer exporter purchases or imports raw material and processes raw materials at his factory and exports finished products.

Manufacturer exporters always produce goods at their factories.

Let’s try to understand it with an example.

For example, If you got an order from Canada, USA for 1000 PCS of ladies T-shirts and you accept the order and decide to purchase fabric and other raw materials from the market to produce ladies T-shirts.

After completion of production, packing, and export customs clearance process your export goods to your Canda buyer.

Now you will be known as ” Manufacturer Exporter “.

Here in this case you purchase raw materials from the local market but some exporters import raw materials from under the Advance license scheme.

Under advance license, manufacturer exporter can import raw material duty-free.

Merchant exporter and manufacturer exporter and always get subsidies and other benefits from Governments and the Government always promote export

I hope you now understand what is the difference between merchant exporter and manufacturer exporter. If anyone has any suggestions or queries please comment in the comment box.

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  1. KETAN

    Very helpful information

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