The investigation is based on petitions filed by eight Indian yarn companies that had called for a probe into the import of polyester yarn products from Vietnam, China, Indonesia, and Nepal. The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) of India is set to conduct investigations into dumped polyester yarn products that entered the South Asian nation between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. … [Read more...] about India initiates anti-dumping investigation into Vietnamese polyester
Anti dumping duties on steel
MUMBAI: The city-based Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI), which represents the capital goods and process equipment manufacturing industry in the country, has urged the government to reduce the import duty on steel and stainless steel and other metal products to 7.5 per cent level to keep capital goods industry in good health. "The Indian capital goods sector, presently with an output of Rs 2,50,000 crore, contributes nearly 2 per cent to the GDP and creates over 10 million employment. We have urged the government to reduce import duty on on raw materials including steel and stainless steel to 7.5 per cent from 12.5 per cent," PPMAI Secretary General V P Ramachandran said in a statement here. "As far as raw material steel is concerned, import duties have been raised in several steps from 5 per cent to 10/12.5 per cent for carbon and alloy steel and to 7.5 per cent in case of stainless steel. The steel prices have also risen sharply in the World market as also … [Read more...] about PPMAI urges govt to cut import duty on steel, metal products
Some conservative operatives and analysts believe the Dump Trumpers are making a big strategic mistake in even thinking about trying to run a conventional, Romney-like candidate. Conservative columnist Philip Klein wrote recently what a lot of conventional Republicans in the House and Senate worry about: "If somebody runs…on a traditional free market and free trade platform and gets slaughtered by Trump, it only bolsters the strength of the populist movement within the party and makes the traditional conservatives look even more irrelevant." Further, he notes, a primary challenge that weakens Trump and ends up in his defeat in the general election will only further inflame distrust among the grass roots toward elites. "I'm not sure we want to go down that road," says one GOP congressman. … [Read more...] about How Robert Mueller Crushed the Republican Party’s ‘Dump Trump’ Crowd
The AIU found Kaur’s explanation insufficient and issued a notice of charge on March 30. She was offered the opportunity to admit the Anti-Doping Rule Violations and accept a four-year ban, or to request a hearing before the AIU’s Disciplinary Tribunal. … [Read more...] about Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur banned for 4 years by World Athletics’ anti-doping body
NEW DELHI: A new formation is emerging in the Islamic World and OIC as Pakistan in a selfish move have decided to get further closer to Turkey and widen ties with Malaysia at the cost of its old ties with Saudi Arabia and UAE — who had bankrolled Islamabad for decades. This was reflected at the last week’s OIC meet at UN where Turkey once again threw its weight behind Pakistan’s rant against India — Islamophobia. However, UAE backed India and others gave tacit support to India at the meet. Turkey under its President has been challenging Saudi Arabia’s decade old dominance in the Islamic world and with Riyadh developing multi-faceted with India Islamabad in a desperate step has moved closer to Ankara to pursue its anti-India agenda. Simultaneously UAE’s ties with India encompasses areas and sectors unimaginable few years back. In late September 2019, the Turkish President, then Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad and Pakistani Prime Minister … [Read more...] about Is Pakistan dumping traditional allies Saudi-UAE for their support to India ?