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Paper Imports Continue Despite Current COVID Crisis

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The domestic paper industry is operating under challenging conditions post-COVID. Amid a sharp fall in demand, substantial quantities of paper are imported at significantly lower costs from countries such as China. June 19, 2020 The paper imports continue to surge even as domestic paper manufacturers limp back to restart production......
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IPMA Urges Government to Include Paper Industry in Essential Services

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The paper industry has an extended supply chain ranging from lakhs of farmers involved in farm forestry to extensive transportation of raw materials and manufactured products. April 13, 2020 According to the report, the domestic paper industry has urged the government to include paper in the list of essential services......
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Paper Industry Urges Government to Keep Tariffs Wall Up at RCEP

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The Rs 70,000-crore Paper industry has sent a missive to commerce ministry, urging the government to be wary enough to keep paper in the negative list, under the proposed RCEP. July 26, 2019 The Commerce Ministry is holding a series of meetings with various industry associations on tariff elimination under......
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NewGen Eucalyptus Plantation is Farmer and Planet Friendly

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Farmer incomes are enhanced with agro farming of NewGen eucalyptus across India, making a meaningful contribution to carbon sequestration. July 2, 2019 The eucalyptus plantations in India with modern clonal technology have been shown to have no adverse impact on either the environment or on the water table, according to......

India's Paper Import Declines 25 Percent in First Three Quarters of FY19

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The sharp decline in import is set to help domestic paper mills further increase prices of their products ahead of the ensuing academic year. February 25, 2019 India’s import of paper and paperboard declined by 25 percent in the first nine months of the current financial year due to the......

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,......

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......

Tissue & Paper Products, All Benchmarked to Competition

Manik Seth
Standing at 55,000 tpa of tissue production capacity, Orient Paper Mills is one of the largest tissue producers in India, exporting to countries like UAE, Philippines, Srilanka, Australia, etc. Orient Paper Mills, one of the oldest paper producers, is a mainstay of aggregate product basket of the Indian paper market.......