Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
Divisions
Chemicals and Allied Products

Functions of the Division

EP(CAP) Division deals with export promotion / administrative measures pertaining to four Export Promotion Councils (EPC) under its fold, namely Capexil, Plexconcil, Chemexcil and Shefexil. The Division is primarily concerned with the EPCs addressing issues relating to commodities of the 4 EPCs and promoting/boosting exports as well as appraising corresponding imports.

Officers in the Division
  • Shri S. Suresh Kumar : Joint Secretary (in charge of EPCs under this Division’s domain)
  • Shri S.K. Ranjan : Deputy Secretary (in charge of EPCs under this Division’s domain)
  • Shri Vijay Shanker Pandey : Under Secretary
EP(CAP) Section
  • Shri Abhishek Raj : Assistant Director
  • Shri Parveen Chillar : Assistant Section Officer
  • Ms. Shilpa Kaushal : Assistant Section Officer
Bilateral Trade Statistics
Export data of Plexconcil for last 3 Years:
Panels 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Consumer & Houseware 453.6 593.65 593.84
Cordage & Fishnets 162.59 167.88 171.79
Fibre Reinforced Plastics (FRP) Products 294.27 326.36 324.41
Floor Coverings, Leathercloth & Laminates 369.65 414.37 433.75
Human Hair & Related Products 265.29 253.48 263.84
Miscellaneous Products 1478.16 1539 1553.12
Pipes & Fittings 156.09 195.3 182.17
Polyester Films 1246.05 1485.28 1427.4
Raw Materials & Polymers 3273.04 4530.29 3455.5
Rigid Packaging & PET Preforms 272.8 321.17 331.01
Woven Sacks/FIBCs 715.68 980.63 1057.13
Writing Instruments 197.52 212.49 206.18
Grand Total 8884.74 11019.9 10004.14

Source:DGCIS, USD Million

Export data of commodities of Chemexcil for last 3 Years:
Panels 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
AGRO CHEMICALS 2557.3 3149.51 3287.31
CASTOR OIL 1043.98 883.79 894.36
COSMETICS AND TOILETRIES 1651.18 1666.81 1689.8
DYE INTERMEDIATE 261 341.7 276.94
DYES 2174.28 2516.62 2666.12
ESSENTIAL OILS 146.2 171.79 204.95
INORGANIC CHEMICALS 1022.43 1125.7 1078.41
ORGANIC CHEMICALS 7068.42 9236.14 8259.57
Grand Total 15924.79 19092.06 18357.46

Source:DGCIS, USD Million

Export data of commodities of Shefexil for last 3 Years:
Panels 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Vegetable Saps & Extracts 782.01 993.07 1163.15
Guar Gum 646.94 674.88 495.85
Plant and Plant Portion 330.18 319.37 298.84
Fixed Vegetable Oil, Cake & Others 71.78 76.52 89.09
Shellac & Lac Based Products 34.15 38.43 47.79
Other Vegetable Materials 53.29 54.22 47.31
Total 1918.35 2156.49 2142.03

Source:DGCIS, USD Million

Export data of commodities of Capexil for last 3 Years:
Panels 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Animal By Products 283.72 294.14 305.14
Auto Tyres and Tubes 1785.95 1910.04 1880.49
Books, Publications and Printing 266.35 392.03 335.83
Bulk Minerals and Ores 4846.14 5338.14 6258.33
Cement, Clinkers and Asbestos Cement Products 534.68 587.09 529.81
Ceramics and Allied Products 1402.5 1694.08 2026.04
Glass and Glassware 737.97 966.5 856.12
Graphite, Explosives and Accessories 675.84 1328.21 545.96
Miscellaneous Products 354.81 440.48 375.8
Natural Stones and Products 1942.68 1974.15 1972.25
Ossein and Gelatine 53.96 48.28 53.08
Paints, Printing Ink and Allied Products 1295.31 1358.87 1342.74
Paper, Paper Board and Products 1464.66 2033.25 1995.38
Plywood and Allied Products 964.08 1124.81 1086.87
Processed Mineralss 1077.58 1293.59 1039.04
Rubber Products 1319.59 1461.96 1438.43
Grand Total 19005.82 22245.62 22041.31

Source:DGCIS, USD Million

Consolidated export data for last five years for the four Councils:
2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Capexil 13750.62 16000.07 19005.82 22245.62 22041.31
Shefexil 1629.10 1585.36 1918.35 2156.49 2142.03
Plexconcil 7699.47 7571.98 8884.74 11019.9 10004.14
Chemexcil 11685.74 12062.28 15924.79 19092.06 18357.46
Trade Promotion Activities

EPCs are tasked with hosting/guiding exporters for trade promotional events. The events are organized under the schemes in DoC for this purpose.

MAI – Market Access Initiative

The proposals submitted by the Councils under MAI Scheme are analysed by this Division and recommended to E&MDA Division, DoC for consideration / approval. E&MDA Division, DoC provides Grants to the Councils under MAI Schemes for participation in International trade fairs/exhibitions/Reverse Buyer Seller Meets.

Mandatory disclosures under RTI Act
Appellate Authority
Shri S. Suresh KumarJoint Secretary
  • Department of Commerce
  • Room No: 233, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
  • Tel : 23061818/441
CPIO
Shri S.K. RanjanDeputy Secretary
  • Department of Commerce
  • Room No. 280-B, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
  • Tel : 23063624/462
ACPIO
Shri Vijay Shanker PandeyUnder Secretary
  • Department of Commerce
  • Room No. 556-B, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
  • 23062044/609