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Democratic Rights Organisations and Naxalites

export production. The government has also modified the policy for registered exporters to import additional items to manufacture leather goods. Accordingly, import of canvas, cotton, flannel and synthetic lining materials as well as reinforcement tapes, shanks, nails and pins will be allowed against export of footwear components, including shoe uppers. The same facility will be allowed against exports of light categories of travel and other leather goods like attache cases, brief cases, ladies hand bags, wallets, leather garments, purses, and leather hand gloves other than industrial leather gloves. Against exports of these categories, imports of sewing machine needles, tafflon foot, bobbin cases, pressure foot shuttles, etc, will be allowed. For all types of finished leather, leather belting, picking bands, buffers, sheep calf roller skins and leather aprons, the replenishment has been raised to Ave per cent of export value from one and half per cent prevailing earlier. This facility will also be available against exports of heavy leather goods such as saddlery items, leather trunks and leather suitcases.

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