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Why the Indian government must rescind GST levied on scraps of plastic, paper, cardboard and glass

Why the Indian government must rescind GST levied on scraps of plastic, paper, cardboard and glass

To say that India enjoys a particularly complex economy would be stating the obvious. But an indication of exactly how complex the economy is came to the fore when the Goods and Services Tax was levied on recyclable scrap. The GST rate on waste cardboard, PET plastic and paper is 12%, while other old plasticsRead More

Hardwall Cleanrooms Market 2017: Improving production of medical plastics by technology to 2022

  Global Hardwall Cleanrooms Market Research Report 2017 to 2022 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report recognizes that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive environment, up-to-date marketing information is essential to monitor performance and make critical decisions for growth and profitability. It provides information onRead More

US accuses S Korean plastics component exporters of dumping

The United States has said South Korean companies were importing a resin used in making plastics at less than fair value. The Commerce Department finding yesterday vindicated a complaint lodged by the Eastman Chemical Company, a major US producer of specialty plastics. An anti-dumping investigation by the department determined Korean imports of Dioctyl terephthalate, orRead More

Indian natural rubber output rebounds on higher prices

KOTTAYAM, India—Higher prices have contributed to a significant pickup in India’s production and export of natural rubber, the country’s Rubber Board has reported. Production during the last fiscal year reached 690,000 metric tons, well above a forecast level of 654,000 tons and 22.8 percent above the 562,000 tons recorded in 2015-16. NR production this MarchRead More

Intertape Polymer To Invest $ 20 Mn In India To Expand Packaging Tapes Capacity

The US-based company will expand the capacity of Daman facility of Powerband (in which it acquired 74% stake in September 2016) and construct a greenfield facility in the country The US-based Intertape Polymer Group Inc, which manufactures paper and film-based pressure-sensitive tapes for packaging industry, is planning to invest $ 20 million (about Rs 135Read More

Swiss Firm Maag Aims To Tap Indian Plastics Industry With New Unit

The new service centre houses a rotor sharpening workshop for strand pelletisers, which are used to produce plastic resin pellets With an aim to tap the fast-growing plastics processing market in India, Maag, the Switzerland-based manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletising systems, filtration systems and pulverisers, has opened its first sales and service centre in theRead More