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India will not restrict iron ore exports: Minister

India does not plan to restrict exports of iron ore despite curbs on illegal mining, Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai said on Monday, adding that there was still enough of the raw material for domestic steelmakers.

Iron ore exports up 2% in FY14;to grow at healthy rate in FY15

Iron ore exports, which declined from over USD 7 billion per annum to USD 1.69 billion in 2013-14, are expected to get a big boost following the Supreme Court's order to lift mining restrictions in Goa.

Care for curbs on iron ore fines export, warns of low reserves

As per its estimates, domestic iron ore demand is likely to grow around 7 percent per annum to reach 169 million tonnes (MT) per annum by FY'18.

India rejects call to ban iron ore exports from Odisha

The ministry of mines has rejected suggestions by a powerful government panel to ban exports of iron ore and limit output from the Odisha, dispelling fears the country`s top producer faced curbs similar to those imposed elsewhere.

Cut in export duty on iron ore ruled out

The government on Wednesday said it is not considering reducing export duty on iron ore, rejecting the demand of domestic producers of the mineral.

Govt keen to start iron ore mining, exports

The government is keen on starting iron ore mining and exports, which face a Supreme Court ban, and will soon take up the matter, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday.

Reddy’s aides nabbed in iron ore export scam

Two aides of former minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy were nabbed by CBI sleuths in connection with their alleged involvement in the iron ore export scam, CBI sources said.

CBI grills Reddy, 2 associates in ore export scam

CBI on Saturday grilled former Karnataka Minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and two of his associates in connection with an alleged iron ore export scam.

Resumption of iron ore export from Goa to be delayed

The iron ore export from Goa would not resume today contrary to expectations, as the state Mines and Geology Department is still verifying the quantum of ore lying at jetties.

SC shocked over magnitude of Karnataka`s illegal mining

SC Expressed shock at the magnitude of the alleged illegal export of 35 lakh metric tons (MTs) of iron ore by private firms in Karnataka.

Roll back 30% duty on iron ore exports: FIMI

Mineral producers' body FIMI Monday demanded a roll back of the export duty of 30 percent on iron ore exports, stating that about 92 percent of the exportable ore is of lower grade and cannot be used by the domestic steel companies.

Govt decision to hike iron ore export duty prudent: Assocham

The government's decision to hike duty on iron ore exports from 5 percent to 50 percent is a step in the right direction and promotes value addition within the country to meet growing demand for steel, industry body Assocham said on Saturday.

FIMI urges Centre not to impose blanket ban on iron ore export

The Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) has urged the Centre not to impose a blanket ban on the export of iron ore, as it would "affect India's steel industry and result in the closure of captive mines."

Shah panel explores possibility of ban on iron ore export

The panel has begun re-inspection of the mines after the first round pointed out several anomalies by mining lease operators.

Yeddy asks PM for total ban on iron ore export

Karnataka Chief Minister BS
Yeddyurappa on Monday sought the intervention of Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh for a ban on export of iron ore from the

Centre rules out banning export of iron ore

The government Monday ruled out banning export of iron ore from the country.

Mining row: Karnataka bans export of iron ore

The Karnataka govt on Thursday banned export of iron ore from state’s ports.