RBI issued a notification on 08-09-2021 on Foreign Exchange Management (Export of Goods and Services) (Amendment) Regulations, 2021.

Through this amendment Regulation 15 which deals with advance payment against exports has been amended. Regulation 15 pertains to Advance payment against exports which reads, where an exporter receives advance payment (with or without interest), from a buyer / third party named in the export declaration made by the exporter, outside India, the exporter shall be under an obligation to ensure that the rate of interest, if any, payable on the advance payment shall not exceed 100 basis points above the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) or other applicable benchmarks as may be directed by the Reserve Bank, as the case maybe.