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India To Begin Limiting Aluminium And Copper Imports From China And Other Asian Neighbors

India To Begin Limiting Aluminium And Copper Imports From China And Other Asian Neighbors

Indian government and aluminium industry sources told Reuters earlier this week that the country is soon to begin monitoring aluminium and copper imports in an effort at containing the flow of both metals into its market from the People’s Republic of China...

Despite Tough Aluminium Market, Nalco’s Financial and Production Numbers Up in the Last Quarter

India’s state-owned National Aluminium Company (Nalco) released results for the third quarter of the current fiscal year last week. The country’s top manufacturer and exporter of alumina and aluminium turned in positive results in the face of a still-struggling global commodities market. Nalco’s net profit for the quarter ending in December was INR144 crore, better […]

Indian Government Contemplating Measures to Combat Dumping of Downstream Aluminium

India’s Power, Coal and Mines Minister Piyush Goyal said in an interview yesterday that anti-dumping duties and minimum import prices were being considered to combat increased imports of cheap downstream aluminium products. “Aluminium industry has faced a lot of stress in the last one year. I believe aluminium has huge potential in India. Our neighbouring […]

Indian Tech Centers Developing Bauxite Mining App

Two Indian research centers are working to develop an app to deliver detailed data on bauxite and laterite deposits in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC) and the Maharashtra Remote Sensing Application Centre (MRSAC), supported by the Geological Survey of India (GSI), intend to build […]

India’s Government Considering Minimum Import Price on Aluminium

India’s government has again taken up the issue of minimum import prices (MIP) on aluminium, announcing on Friday of last week that such a measure is back on the proverbial table. “The government is considering imposing MIP on aluminium,” said Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar to domestic media. “Either on this Monday or Tuesday, the Mines […]