21 Aug 2019

Pharmaceutical and Export Promotion Council(Pharmexcil)

Source: PIB and Pharmexcil

The council was set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in 2004 with a mandate to promote Pharmaceuticals exports and is playing the role of a facilitator in promoting exports of pharmaceutical products.

The Indian pharmaceutical industry, through participation in various trade events and fairs have been able to enhance its presence and exports of pharmaceutical products in countries across the world.

Role of the Council 

  • Make representations to Govt. of India and other agencies in India and abroad to get amicable solutions for the common problems of the Industry
  • Make suggestions to Govt. of India on policy issues relating to Pharma exports
  • Online Issue of Certificate of Origin & RCMC (Registration cum Membership Certificate)
  • Organizing periodical Seminars/Interactive meetings on export related issues
  • Assisting members to get their MAI (Market Access Incentives) claims refunded from Govt. of India
  • Organizing Business Meetings in India and abroad
  • Organizing Trade delegations abroad

Products and services falling under the purview of Pharmexcil are

  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API)
  • Finished Dosage Forms (FDF)
  • Herbal/ Ayurveda
  • Unani
  • Siddha
  • Homeopathy
  • Biologics
  • Diagnostics
  • Surgicals
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Collaborative Research
  • Contract Manufacturing
  • Clinical Trials & Consultancy
  • Regulatory Services