Realization and Repatriation period for units in Special Economic Zones (SEZ)
Attention of Authorized Dealer banks is invited to A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 91 dated April 1, 2003. In terms of provisions of Para A of the said circular, time limit for realization and repatriation of export proceeds, for the exports made by units in Special Economic Zones (SEZs), was done away with.
2. It has now been decided that the units located in SEZs shall realize and repatriate, full value of goods/software/services, to India within a period of twelve months from the date of export. Any extension of time beyond the above stipulated period may be granted by Reserve Bank of India, on case to case basis.
Ref:A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 108 dated June 11, 2013