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Paper Industry Asks for an Increase in Import Duty to 25%

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With the aim to curb unfair practices and as substantial quantities of paper and paperboard are imported into the country at nil import duties, IPMA contends for the need for amendment in the import policy in the domestic paper industry. December 24, 2020 In the pre-budget consultations with the Ministry......
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Paques Opens up North India Regional Operations

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Paques India continues to invest in their Indian operation by opening up their regional office in Noida (UP). August 28, 2019 With over 40 installations in agro-based industries (Sugar, paper, dairy, starch, food & beverages, bio energy, ethanol), Paques kicked off their Make in India campaign by starting up their......
Events

Valmet India Supplier Collaboration Day 2019

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Sixty suppliers from India with over 120 participants participate in Valmet India’s Supplier Collaboration Day celebration.   Held at ITC Maurya on May 7, 2019, this significant event was Valmet’s second Supplier Collaboration Day held in India. Overall, 60 suppliers from India with over 120 participants participated in the celebration.......
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Make in India Vs Make Paper in India, a Balancing Act?

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With incessant and nagging challenges of raw material availability, adherence to environmental norms, and competing with swiftly increasing cheaper imports, the Indian pulp and paper industry has the arduous target of creating 10,00,000 tonnes of integrated capacities in pulp, paper, and paperboard to meet the consumption demands, of course a......
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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,......
Interviews

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......
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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......
Events

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......
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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......