External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) – Reporting arrangements
2. In order to capture details of the financial hedges contracted by corporates, of their foreign currency exposure relating to ECB and their foreign currency earnings and expenditure, the format of ECB-2 Return has been modified (Part-E) and the same has been given in the Annex. The reporting in the modified ECB-2 Return will be applicable from the return of the month April 2014 onwards.
3. There is no change in the reporting procedure and corporates raising ECB continue to submit ECB-2 Return on a monthly basis duly certified by the designated AD Category-I bank so as to reach Department of Statistics and Information Management (DSIM) of Reserve Bank of India within seven working days from the close of month to which it relates.