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

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...

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Indian Trade Group Seeks End To 2.5-Percent Duty On Imported Scrap Aluminium

An Indian scrap metals trade group appealed to the government last week to remove the 2.5 percent import duty on aluminium scrap, setting aright the inverted duty structure on aluminium scrap now in place. The Metal Recycling Association of India criticized the tariff, which is in place despite the assessment of no tariffs on finished […]

MRAI Calls For Abolition Of India’s 2.5% Customs Duty On Scrap Aluminium

Secondary aluminium trade lobby group Material Recycling Association of India (MRAI) called upon Centre to drop the country’s 2.5-percent customs duty on imported scrap aluminium earlier this week. The move is in stark contrast with the Aluminium Association of India’s (AAI) continued calls for the duty on scrap to be raised to 10 percent. The […]

India’s Aluminium Industry Petitions Government for Increase in Import Duties

Representatives of India’s aluminium industry urged the Indian government to protect domestic producers by raising import duties on both primary and scrap aluminium entering the country. Earlier this week the Aluminium Association of India submitted a pre-Budget memorandum to the Indian government seeking increases on import duties for scrap aluminium from 2.5 percent to 10 […]