Under MEIS, the destination countries have been classified as Group A (i.e., Traditional Markets), Group B (i.e., Emerging and Focus Markets) and Group C (i.e., Other Markets) countries. For majority of the products, benefit under MEIS are available for export to Group A and Group B countries.
Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein have been moved from Group C to Group A, whereas Hong Kong has been moved from Group C to Group B. (Effective from 14.07.2015, Para I of Public Notice no. 27/2015-20 dated 14.07.2015).