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Readiness of the Industry to Match Swiftly Growing Paper Consumption in the Long-Term

Manik Seth
The Indian paper market is undisputedly among the fastest growing. However, is the domestic paper industry ready to cater to this increasing demand amid some serious issues, viz. high raw material cost, rising imports of good quality paper, stringent environmental norms, etc.? IPMA’s 17th AGM, held recently on January 12,...

Improving Domestic Fiber Availability & Revamping Infrastructure, Keys to Paper Industry’s Growth

Manik Seth
The Indian paper industry is desirous of conducive policy environment allowing more efficient raw material plantation and an improvement in transport infrastructure. Mr. Harsh Pati Singhania, Vice Chairman & MD, JK Paper Ltd. recently talked to Paper Mart on a slew of subjects significant to the Indian paper industry including...

Safeguards for the Industry from Imports and Raw Material Challenges

Manik Seth
A proactive policy framework on behalf of the Govt. is much sought after to safeguard the paper industry from cheaper imports and wavering raw material scenario, feels the new IPMA president. Mr. Saurabh Bangur, Vice President, the West Coast Paper Mills is the new President of IPMA, possibly the youngest...

The Road Ahead for Paper & Paperboard Industry

Manik Seth
The inaugural session and ensuing technical sessions at Paperex, Chennai canvassed the major issues and future strategy of all the segments of paper and paperboards based on virgin, agro, and recycled pulp. Paperex South India held its 4th International Technical Conference & Exhibition on Pulp, Paper, Conversion and Allied Industry...

FPTA: The Indian Paper Industry to Firmly Grow Across All Segments

Manik Seth
We are about 14.5 million tonne as of now, projection says by 2020 our consumption and production will grow up to 20 million tonne and by 2030 we should be around 26.5 million tonne. So, we are talking about 6-7 percent growth in demand which clearly doesn’t exist in other...

GST: An Antidote for All Taxation Ailments?

Manik Seth
Would the amalgamation of various indirect taxes in one common tax really create a common market and relieve the tax payers from cascading effect of multiple taxes at multiple points without altering the ease of doing business and burdening the consumers’ pocket? Here is what the paper industry feels about...

Ecosystem of Paper Industry Turning Healthier

Manik Seth
I have experienced positive developments in ecosystem of the Industry. There is more dialogue, effort to understand each other’s issues and intentions of resolution, says Mr. Pradeep Dhobale who spearheaded ITC – PSPD over a long period with tremendously amazing outcomes. Mr. Pradeep Vasant Dhobale’s name is sure to be...

APP: Giant’s Indian Voyage

Manik Seth
Standing at a mammoth 18-19 million tonnes per annum of production, a comprehensive global footprint, and a portfolio bereft of nothing related to paper, APP is sure to stir the Indian market with its presence. The Asian Paper giant, Asia Pulp & Paper, recently started its first tissue converting unit...

Papers Companies Concerned Against More Dumping from China and Indonesia

Manik Seth
Domestic paper companies’ fear is due to high countervailing duty in the US, India-ASEAN FTA February 3, 2016 Paper companies fear a sharp increase in dumping from China and Indonesia after the United States imposed countervailing/anti subsidy duty of 5.82% -131.12% in June last year on import of paper from...

Jaitley opens facility for domestic currency paper in Madhya Pradesh

Manik Seth
Currently, currency notes of larger denominations are printed on imported paper MAY 30, 2015 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on May 30 inaugurated a new production line at Hoshangabad to manufacture currency paper, saying it symbolized the beginning of the ‘Make in India’ initiative and would ensure high-denomination notes are printed...
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