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Indian Aluminium Producers Struggle Through Fall in Domestic Demand And Rise In Imports

Indian Aluminium Producers Struggle Through Fall in Domestic Demand And Rise In Imports

Despite an aluminium demand growth in India of 7 percent in the April through June quarter, a tepid growth in consumption by major industries facing liquidity challenges held aluminium producers back in the quarter. According to reports in domestic financial media, aluminium...

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India’s Commerce Ministry Seeks Increase In Aluminium Import Duties

In a bid to stem the rising tide of imported scrap and primary aluminium, India’s Commerce Ministry is lobbying to have an increase in import duties for the same included in the next national budget. The Indian aluminium sector has long called for a hike in import duties, but the turmoil in last year’s aluminium […]

India’s Aluminium Recyclers Push Back Against Talk Of Imported Scrap Tariff Hike

Though India’s primary aluminium producers continue to call for raising import duties on raw and scrap aluminium, downstream interests steadfastly oppose such a move, and have again gone on record to detail the harm they expect a rise in aluminium import duties would exact. An open letter penned by President of Material Recycling Association of […]

India’s Commerce Ministry Lends Support To Increasing Import Duties On Aluminium

An increase in import duties on aluminium entering India gained more momentum this week, as Union Minister Suresh Prabhu revealed that the country’s commerce ministry favors such a measure as a means to protect domestic manufacturers. “That is a proposal to protect our domestic industry. The proposal is under examination and we support the proposal,” […]