Federation of Indian Export Organisations, popularly known as FIEO, was set up in 1965 as an Apex Body of Export Promotion Organisations in the country. FIEO is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 with its Headquarters in Delhi, Regional Offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, and Chapters in Jaipur, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Ahmedabad, Indore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Bhubaneswar, Ranchi and Guwahati. The organization is ISO 9001:2015 certified and ensures uniform and quality service to its members and associates.
FIEO has a direct membership of over 30,000. In terms of the Foreign Trade Policy, FIEO has been designated as Registering Authority for status holder exporting firms and other exporters dealing in multi-products. It also issues Certificate of Origin (Non-Preferential) which is required by many countries as proof of origin of the goods. It directly and indirectly serves the interests of over 200,000 exporters from every goods and services sector in the country.
FIEO provides the crucial interface between international trading community of India and the Central and State Governments, financial institutions, ports, railways, surface transport and all engaged in export trade facilitation. It serves on the high level committees constituted by the Government of India to facilitate trade. It provides vital inputs to the Government on various matters of trade.
FIEO has prepared the export strategy for more than a dozen states.
In the EXIM logistics sector, FIEO has undertaken timeline studies on Logistics Efficiency at various ports viz. JNPT, Mundra, Kandla, Kolkata, Paradip, Chennai, Tuticorin, NMPT etc. A dashboard is being developed to capture the data of stakeholders to measure the performance of ports.
FIEO organises workshops, seminars, training programmes, open house meets with the highest authorities to draw the attention of the Government on important trade issues and help speedy resolution. It facilitates redressal of exporters’ problems by taking them up with the authorities concerned and guides them on policy matters, international trade etc.
FIEO has entered into approximately 100 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with international organisations, chambers of commerce and trade associations to promote international trade. It organizes many country specific programmes to prepare the exporters for various global markets. It exchanges business delegations, arranges exhibitions, organizes B2B meets with the members of trade from various countries. FIEO is the India partner of the Enterprise Europe Network and assists MSMEs in internationalization.
FIEO provides most of the services online to the exporting community through its website – www.fieo.org, and mobile app – Niryat Mitra.
FIEO has developed and maintains the Indian Trade Portal – www.indiantradeportal.in, on behalf of the Department of Commerce, Govt. of India. The Portal provides information on India’s export and import policies, export benefits, Most Favoured Nation (MFN)/ preferential tariff, rules of origin, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards (SPS) / Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) measures of 87 markets etc. at tariff line.
Daily update/alert on business opportunities, policy, SPS/ TBT measures, MFN/ Preferential tariff, FIEO’s events etc. are sent out to the members of trade.
FIEO publishes many monthly and weekly bulletins, reports, articles etc. on various topics with the objective to keep the trade and industry updated on the latest happenings in the international trade sector. FIEO recognizes exporters and export facilitators and confers “Niryat Shree” and “Niryat Bandhu” Awards respectively.
Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)