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Vedanta To Export Over Half Its Output As India’s Aluminium Imports Continue To Rise

Vedanta To Export Over Half Its Output As India’s Aluminium Imports Continue To Rise

Even as India’s aluminium imports continue to rise, Vedanta Ltd. plans to increase its exports of the metal. Such was the message from a company officer who spoke with domestic media earlier this week. In the current fiscal year the firm plans...

Despite Lobbying, India Government Passes On Rise In Aluminium Scrap Duties

Although the Indian Primary Aluminum Association has intensely lobbied the Indian government for a raise on scrap metal imports, New Delhi’s budget for the upcoming year has no provisions for an increase on aluminium-rich zorba scrap metal import duties. Indian aluminium firms stepped up calls for a rise in aluminium scrap import duties after the […]

Indian Government Funds Technology Transfer For Transition To Aluminuim Rail Coaches

India’s government has taken steps to obtain technology for producing all-aluminium railway coaches, phasing out heavier and less efficient conventional rolling stock. Commenting to India’s Lok Sabha last week, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that, from the current fiscal year forward, Indian Railways would produce exclusively Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) aluminium-body coaches. “Action has also […]

New Andhra Pradesh Government Rescinds Mining Authorization For Vishakhapatnam

The incoming government for Andhra Pradesh announced earlier this week its decision to rescind the order promulgated by a previous government allowing for bauxite mining along the coast at Vishakhapatnam. On Tuesday, the state’s new Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy requested the cancellation of the bauxite mining order by the state’s mining department largely […]

India Trade Group Calls For Relief From GST On Aluminium Products

Indian trade group Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) called upon its government to cut goods and services taxes (GST) on a variety of products produced domestically last week, including aluminium utensils and auto parts. The Confederation also counseled a review of other items that were assigned other tax treatment by the country’s GST regime […]