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India Files Complaint with WTO Over Trump Aluminium Tariffs

India Files Complaint with WTO Over Trump Aluminium Tariffs

The government of India has joined an ever-lengthening queue of countries taking the United States to task over the Trump administration’s imposition of aluminium tariffs earlier this year, taking the first step in the process of challenging the tariff at the World...

Indian Aluminium Recycling Group Calls for End to Import Duty on Scrap Aluminium

The Metal Recycling Association of India petitioned lawmakers in New Delhi to drop the 2.5-percent import duty on aluminium scrap in FY 2018-2019 earlier this week, citing the harm to small- and medium-sized enterprises the measure has had to date. In a statement released to domestic media, the MRI countered recommendations offered previously by another […]

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 […]

Nalco to Increase Aluminium Smelting Capacity to 1.1 MTPA by 2024

Already in the midst of debuting several new projects, India’s state-run smelter National Aluminium Company (Nalco) announced its intentions to boost aluminium production capacity to 1.1 million metric tons per annum and alumina refining capacity to 3.27 million metric tons by 2024. Nalco made the announcement in its Corporate Plan, which seeks to improve the […]

Aluminium Poised for Greater Gains in 2018: Nalco’s Chand

A top Indian aluminium industry executive sees a strong 2018 ahead thanks to less of the metal emanating from the People’s Republic of China, an increased thirst for it in North America and Europe, and a rise in input costs. Chairman and Managing Director of National Aluminium Company (Nalco) and Aluminium Association of India president […]

Vedanta Resources Posted Record Aluminium Production Total Last Quarter

London-based Indian metals and mining firm Vedanta Resources plc released production totals for the second quarter and first half of FY 2018 on Tuesday, posting record production totals across several segments including that of aluminium. The firm produced a company-record total of 401 thousand metric tons in the quarter ending September 30, a 36-percent rise […]