Global primary aluminum output in December 2020 rose by 4.22% year-on-year: IAI


Global primary aluminum production grew to 5.67 million tonnes in December, up 4.22% year-on-year, accompanying continuing demand growth, the International Aluminium Institute  (IAI) reported. Average daily output during the month at 182,900 tonnes was nonetheless 0.33 per cent lower than in November 2020, IAI said. Primary aluminium is aluminium tapped from electrolytic cells or pots […]

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India’s guar seed exports declined in 2020; hoping for opportunities in 2021


It has been a dismal story for Guar producers in 2020. Guar prices were already negative affected in 2019 by weak demand from global markets, and in 2020 the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic made the situation far worse for the Guar seed industry. Demand from the oil rig companies where usage of guar gum to extract oil is higher, halted. World markets had turned sluggish mainly because of a slump in demand […]

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India emerges as net exporter of agri-machinery to advanced Western nations: EEPC


India has emerged as a net exporter of agri-machinery to some of the advanced countries like the US, the UK, Germany and Italy, the engineering export body said. The Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) India Vice Chairman Arun Garodia said in a statement that tractors were the largest component of the agri-machinery exports from the […]

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