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Workshop on Special Economic Zones and their Impact on Export Promotion

May 17, 2007
New Delhi

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ICRIER organized a workshop on Special Economic Zones and their Impact on Export Promotion to discuss research findings and seek comments of the key stakeholders on this important topic. This workshop is the final step of ICRIER’s ongoing research on a Cost-Benefit Analyses of India’s Export Promotion Schemes. The project was commissioned by the Ministry of Finance, and the researchers have attempted to evaluate the overall economic impact (welfare gains/loss vis-a-vis investment, foreign exchange and employment etc) of existing export promotion schemes, including SEZs. Based on detailed quantitative analysis, the studies make relevant policy recommendations for the Government of India.

Presentations are available in downloadable format.
Introductory Remarks: Dr. Rajiv Kumar 
SEZs in India :A Quantitative Assessment of Costs and Benefits
  Dr. Aradhna Aggarwal 
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Discussant 1 Mr. Vivek Mehra, PwC , India
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Discussant 2 Dr. Kavita Rao, NIPFP
Costs and Benefit Analysis of tax exemptions for export promotion schemes
  Mr. Sukumar Mukhopadhyaya
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Discussant 1 Mr. R. V. Kanoria, Kanoria Chemicals
Discussant 2 Dr. Satya Poddar, E&Y India
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