Aluminium scrap based utensils contain toxic materials that can cause debilitating diseases

Making FTAs work for India’s manufacturers: Critical to enforce Value Addition Rules under AIFTA

By Siddharth Subudhi

Unchecked duty concessions have a serious bearing on Indian manufacturers. They are losing out on their market within India, and this demand contraction has the… Continue reading Making FTAs work for India’s manufacturers: Critical to enforce Value Addition Rules under AIFTA

Air Conditioners with spurious gases: What can govt do to restrict import of R-152a?

By Manoj Dinne

While India’s demand for actual R-152a end-uses stands at an estimated 1000 tonnes, import data show that an alarming quantity in the region of 5000… Continue reading Air Conditioners with spurious gases: What can govt do to restrict import of R-152a?

Dumping of non-pharma grade ingredients: Impact on the Indian pharma industry

By Manoj Dinne Pragya Gupta

As the West rethinks its reliance on China for key pharma ingredients, India appears as a natural alternative offering compelling value for relocation of the… Continue reading Dumping of non-pharma grade ingredients: Impact on the Indian pharma industry

Aluminium scrap based utensils contain toxic materials that can cause debilitating diseases

By Suhasini Bhattacharya

Strengthening regulations governing the import and dumping of aluminium scrap and promoting awareness about safer alternatives to produce cheap and healthy utensils are essential steps… Continue reading Aluminium scrap based utensils contain toxic materials that can cause debilitating diseases

Rethinking public procurement policy on Make In India

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya & Siddharth Subudhi

The flaws in the current policy must be ironed out to help domestic telecom gear manufacturers As part of the Atmanirbhar policy, the government has… Continue reading Rethinking public procurement policy on Make In India

Impact of India-Korea FTA on Ferro Molybdenum & other minerals crucial for defence sector

By Siddharth Subudhi

While the government has taken a positive step by introducing temporary safeguard measures, these changes are only applicable for two years. A more comprehensive and… Continue reading Impact of India-Korea FTA on Ferro Molybdenum & other minerals crucial for defence sector

Aluminum Scrap: Unchecked imports can lead to adverse consequences for the economy

By Anushka Verma

India’s aluminum industry stands at a crossroads. By strategically leveraging the benefits of secondary aluminum while simultaneously prioritizing the growth of our domestic primary aluminum… Continue reading Aluminum Scrap: Unchecked imports can lead to adverse consequences for the economy

PVC supply: Compromised supply chain could pose a colossal threat to the national economy

By Suhasini Bhattacharya

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is a synthetic polymer which is extremely durable, lightweight and resistant to corrosion. It is of great economic importance because of its usage… Continue reading PVC supply: Compromised supply chain could pose a colossal threat to the national economy

India’s battle against China’s strategic dumping tactics

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

With the spotlight on the Isopropyl Alcohol industry, pivotal for pharmaceutical production, India faces mounting challenges from China in the global market The year 2023… Continue reading India’s battle against China’s strategic dumping tactics

PVC: Need to quadruple capacity to support India’s economic growth to $10 trillion by 2030

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya & Manoj Dinne

Having sufficient domestic capacities for PVC is key to India’s ambitious goal of crossing the $10 trillion economy mark by 2030 as PVC is an input industrial… Continue reading PVC: Need to quadruple capacity to support India’s economic growth to $10 trillion by 2030

Ferro Molybdenum: Key to India’s defence aspirations but threatened by imports, govt must bring fair competition

By Siddharth Subudhi

Ferro Molybdenum (FeMo) is a vital input to strategic applications (defence, space and industrial). FeMo’s strategic importance draws from its very distinct properties of high resistance to heat,… Continue reading Ferro Molybdenum: Key to India’s defence aspirations but threatened by imports, govt must bring fair competition

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China’s dumping of Isopropyl Alcohol can disrupt the resilience of India’s pharma supply chain

By Manoj Dinne

To make the country Atma Nirbhar in the IPA sector, anti-dumping duty must be implemented. A country like India, which is often regarded as the pharma capital of the world, can’t afford to have weak supply chain resilience.