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India plans safeguard duties on iron, steel items from China

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 22:59

India plans to impose safeguard duties on some iron and steel pipes, tubes and profiles to protect domestic producers from a flood of imports from countries like China and Italy.

No need to hike import duty: Steel Min

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 19:18

The Steel Ministry has shot down domestic manufacturers' plea for hiking import duty on the alloy, saying there is no need to initiate such an action right now as imports have not reached an alarming level.

20% safeguard duty on stainless steel import from China

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 22:31

The government has imposed safeguard duty at a rate of 20 percent on imports of a certain variety of stainless steel from China to protect domestic players.

India to become second largest steel producer soon: Steel Min

Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 22:23

The Steel Minister said that the per capita steel consumption in the country has risen from 38 kg to 59 kg.

Steel imports up 40% to 3.35 MT during Apr-Aug

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 19:30

Country's steel imports went up by a hefty 40 percent during April-August period of current fiscal to 3.354 million tonnes on account of increased demand from sectors including automobiles and consumer durables.