Coal India’s e-auction allocation of coal jumps by 65% during April-September

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The total coal allocation under its Coal India’s four e-auction windows registered about 65 per cent year-on-year rise during the first half of the current financial year. “Coal India Ltd (CIL) booked 41.4 million tonnes (MT) raw coal in e-auctions during April-September 2020, compared with 25.1 MT booked in the corresponding period last fiscal,” the company […]

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India’s cotton crop estimates for 2019-20 raised to 360 bales: Cotton Association of India

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The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has increased its cotton crop estimate for 2019-20 to 360 bales of 170 kg each compared to its previous estimate of 354.50 lakh bales of 170 kg each. The CAI on Monday released its September estimate of the cotton crop for the season 2019-20 beginning from October 1, 2019. The cotton crop finalised by the […]

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India to investigate dumping allegations for copper tube, pipe imports from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam

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India has initiated a probe into an alleged increase in subsidised imports of copper tubes and pipes, used air conditioning and refrigeration systems, from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam following a complaint by domestic manufacturers. Bombay Metal Exchange (BME) has sent a representation to the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) stating that there is a steep […]

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Pesticide Management Bill 2020 may hurt pesticide manufacturers and farmers: Ajit Kumar

In an interview with Financial Express, Ajit Kumar, Chairman (Technical Committee) — Crop Care Federation of India said that the Pesticide Management Bill, 2020 (PMB), which is tabled in the Rajya Sabha to replace the Insecticides Act, 1968, may hurt sales and profits of pesticide manufacturing companies. Under PMB, farmers will also have to obtain […]

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