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India’s Aluminium Firms Register Protest Against Odisha’s Massive Hike in Power Duty

India’s Aluminium Firms Register Protest Against Odisha’s Massive Hike in Power Duty

Indian aluminium giants National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), Vedanta Resources plc, and Hindalco Industries Ltd. have joined in a petition to the state government of Odisha seeking revocation of a recent gargantuan hike in the state’s power duty that they say has...

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Indian Government Declines Imposing Safeguard Duty on Imported Aluminium

The Indian government has decided against imposing import safeguards against overseas aluminium. According to the announcement, made on Tuesday, the government did not find sufficient evidence that imported aluminium impacts the domestic aluminium industry’s bottom line. The Directorate General of Safeguards, which is the branch of the finance ministry charged with making such determinations, said […]

Sources: Indian Government Soon to Impose MIP on Primary Aluminium

A minimum import price (MIP) on primary aluminium imported into India may soon be a reality according to sources within the Indian government. India’s state-run engineering consulting firm Metallurgical & Engineering Consultants (India) Limited (MECOM), who was commissioned by the Aluminium Association of India to study solutions for protecting the domestic aluminium industry, returned a […]

India’s Engineering Consultant Recommends Minimum Import Price for Aluminium

A study commissioned recently by India’s aluminium industry recommended the imposition of an import duty or minimum import price (MIP) upon primary aluminium. India’s state-run engineering consulting firm Metallurgical & Engineering Consultants (India) Limited (MECOM) submitted its findings to the Aluminium Association of India earlier this week according to local media. “The association has forwarded […]

Will Indian auto manufacturers shift gears to aluminium?

Aluminium use in automotive bodies is gaining traction in US and EU markets. The outlook for aluminium applications is also robust as auto Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) embrace the metal on a wider scale thanks to its inherent strengths. But are their cousins in India geared up to ride the aluminium wave? For now, aluminium […]

Indian Smelters Gearing Up to Take On Flood of Chinese Aluminium

India’s aluminium companies are rebooting in an effort to combat the flooding of their domestic market by the government-subsidized smelters in the People’s Republic of China. Hindalco currently owns 46% of the domestic aluminium market share, but imports from China fill the second-largest slice of the market at just over a one-fifth share. China’s tremendous […]