Primary aluminium makers, and their counterparts in secondary re-melting industry spar over a range of issues

The primary aluminium manufacturers and their counterparts in secondary re-melting industry have locked horns over an array of issues concerning the domestic market with imports and metal prices being the most contentious points, reports Business Standard. Reacting to a string of allegations made by Aluminium Secondary Manufacturers Association (ASMA), the Aluminium Association of India (AAI) […]

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Aluminium industry seeks lower import duty on raw materials in Budget 2020


India’s aluminium industry has urged the Centre to cut basic custom duty on critical raw materials in the upcoming Union budget, saying high duties will be detrimental for local manufacturers. In its suggestions for the Union Budget for 2020-21, the aluminium industry has said that the basic customs duty on raw materials like caustic soda lye should […]

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Indian aluminium producers’ seek import duty hike ahead of budget


Ahead of the budget, aluminium producers in India have sought steps from the government to hike import duty on primary aluminum, scrap and downstream products and rationalise costs of raw materials. Industry bodies such as the Aluminium Association of India (AAI) and FICCI have informed the government that the aluminium sector of the country is […]

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