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Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 11:11
DoC urges exporters to EU to obtain REX registration
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Ministry of Industry and Commerce has launched a new website which could be accessed via doc.gov.lk.
 
For the first time the REX registration system that will become a mandatory requirement for all exporters to the European Union, has been integrated into this website.
 
The exporters who want to claim the EU GSP Plus benefits should link with.
 
The data shows that Sri Lanka’s total exports to EU increased to $ 3.1 bn in 2016 from 2015’s $ 3 bn.
 
Usually, it was around 60% of it are apparel exports.
 
REX Registration system that will become a mandatory requirement for all exporters to EU who want to claim the EU GSP Plus benefits –the zero tariff-on their exports.
 
Approximately Lankan 3500 exporters are expected to register before the end of this year online, through doc.gov.lk site.
 
This registration is not required for Lankan exporters to EU who do not want to claim GSP Plus benefits. It is also not required for Lankan exporters who export to EU and wants to claim GSP Plus benefits but their value of the export is less than Euros 6000.
 
The REX registration is free of charge.
 
Once the online documents are submitted, printed copies of the submission too should be sent to Department of Commerce.
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