The Director General of Foreign Trade provides the guidelines for the international import and export, this organization has been essentially involved in the regulation and promotion of foreign trade through regulation. The organizations headquarter is situated in New Delhi and regional offices all the states and they keep a keen eye on all the trade activities happening.
DGFT is doing a progressive work in terms to increase he international trade and trying to make good trade relationship between the countries. Recently, the organization has done a huge research for the trade development in China.
In recent years the organization has taken various historical steps towards the international trade growth. The economic development of the country is totally depending upon the DGFT. The organization is doing the remarkable work towards the growth and development of international trade.
Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) organisation is an attached office of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and is headed by Director General of Foreign Trade. Right from its inception till 1991, when liberalization in the economic policies of the Government took place, this organization has been essentially involved in the regulation and promotion of foreign trade through regulation. Keeping in line with liberalization and globalization and the overall objective of increasing of exports, DGFT has since been assigned the role of “facilitator”. The shift was from prohibition and control of imports/exports to promotion and facilitation of exports/imports, keeping in view the interests of the country.