ALSO READGST: Won't spring surprises in fixing rates, says Arun Jaitley GST a whisker away from reality, all four Bills passed in Lok Sabha Exporters facing difficulties post GST as refund schedule disturbed: EEPC GST to expand tax base, bring down weighted average tax rate: Arun Jaitley GST collections top govt target, 64% file returns in July: Arun Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet industry representatives on Thursday, including exporters, to deliberate upon the problems being faced by them with regard to the Goods and Services Tax (GST), industry sources said on Wednesday.
According to sources, industry representatives would raise issues such as input tax credit and also a timely refund of duties paid by exporters.
Representatives who would attend the meeting include Ficci, CII, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) and FISME.
FIEO has time and again raised issues related to blockage of working capital and timely refunds of GST. They have also asked that export benefit scrips should be allowed to pay IGST.
The country's exports recorded a double-digit growth of 10.29 per cent after a gap of three months to $23.81 billion in August, mainly on account of rise in shipments of chemicals, petroleum and engineering products.