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Nalco’s Odisha Aluminium Smelter Reaches Full Production For The First Time In Company History

Nalco’s Odisha Aluminium Smelter Reaches Full Production For The First Time In Company History

Indian state-owned aluminium smelter National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has, for the first time in its history, achieved full operation of its nameplate capacity of 960 pots at its aluminium smelting plant in Angul, Odisha. Nalco’s head Shri Sridhar Patra put the...

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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 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,” […]