The exporters were facing lot of difficulty on implication of GST procedures. OP Prahladka, Chairman- EPCH welcomed the Government decision to ease the procedure for merchant exporters to this effect. Handicrafts merchant exporters now can purchase the goods from registered suppliers by paying 0.1 per cent GST and amount paid as GST will be refunded on doing export within 90 days with the conditions such as the registered supplier shall supply the goods to the registered recipient on a tax invoice, the registered recipient shall export the goods within a period of 90 days, the recipient shall be registered with an EPC or commodity Board, the recipient can export the goods either directly to the port, inland container deport, airport or land customs station or directly to a registered warehouse from where the goods are to be exported, when goods have been exported, the registered recipient shall provide copy of shipping bill containing details of goods and service tax identification number and tax invoice of the registered supplier alongwith proof of export general.