The last date to submit the application is 15th May 2024


FKCCI conducts sector-specific events and programs for the benefit of Industry, Trade & Commerce. The Federation has been supporting, promoting and motivating the exporters in Karnataka through its program called Export Excellence Awards.

FKCCI - Export Excellence Awards is one of the flagship events conducted annually by FKCCI, wherein the exporters of Karnataka in various categories at both the State and District levels are recognized, lauded and best performers are felicitated.

Launched by FKCCI in the year 2006, Export Excellence Awards is an initiative that nurtures, develops and encourages exporters of various categories in the state of Karnataka. This initiative is built on the premise that partnerships between FKCCI in the State of Karnataka, and exporters can help bring about significant change through improved education, exposure, and encouragement in the export industry for the entrepreneurs. This year we are celebrating 19th Edition of Export Excellence Awards.


Mr. Ramesh Chandra Lahoti

President, FKCCI

Mr. M G Balakrishna

Sr. Vice-President, FKCCI

Ms. Uma Reddy

Vice-President, FKCCI

Mr. B V Gopal Reddy

Imm. Past President

Mr. Thippeshappa B C

Chairman, Export Excellence Awards

Dr. J Crasta

Advisor, Export Excellence Awards & Past President, FKCCI

Karnataka Export Scenario

Karnataka is the bright spot in the developmental story of India. It epitomizes the best of many worlds. The State is a land of ancient heritage, scenic beauty, thriving wildlife, and rich culture. It is also a land of innovation, industry and a rich talent pool.

The State is a significant growth engine of the national economy with the GDP valued at Rs 20.49 lakh crore ($268 Bn GSDP) for the FY 2021-22, with a projected growth rate of 9.5%. Karnataka ranks 1st in attracting FDI (40%+) in India, 1st in IT and ITeS exports, 1st in total exports across all states. It is home to many large-scale industries across major sectors such as IT & ITeS, Machine Tools, Aerospace & Defence, ESDM, Biotechnology, R&D, and Engineering Design. From Silk to Precision Manufacturing, the State covers the entire tapestry of industry. As a result, it has emerged as an important link in the global supply chain. The State is driven by Bengaluru – the largest technology base of Asia, and the fourth-largest technology hub in the world.

India Export Scenario

India’s merchandise export in April -September 2022-23 was USD 229.05 billion with an increase of 15.54% over USD 198.25 billion in April -September 2021-22.

The export of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery in April -September 2022-23 was USD 158.68 billion, an increase of 5.53% over cumulative value of non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports of USD 150.37 billion in April -September 2021-22.

India has achieved merchandise exports of USD 32.62 billion in September 2022 with a decrease of 3.52% over USD 33.81 billion in September 2021-22.

Export in certain sectors has seen a decline on account of slowdown in some developed economies and consequential slowdown in demands.

Certain measures to contain domestic inflation and domestic food security concerns have also impacted exports.

Trade deficit in September 2022 was USD 26.72 billion which is an improvement over the trade.