CITI welcomes the provisions for exempting inputs imported under AA, EOU & SEZ from mandatory QCOsThe Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has taken steps to alleviate the burden on exporters operating under Advance Authorization (AA), Export Oriented Units (EOU), and Special Economic Zones (SEZ) by enabling provisions to exempt inputs from mandatory Quality Control Orders (QCOs) issued by the Ministry of Steel, DPIIT, and Ministry of Textiles.