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India oil import bill falls 10% to $101 billion in FY20

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

At least in the oil sector, the global health emergency posed by the spread of the novel coronavirus has come to the country's advantage. India's oil import bill has fallen close to 10 per cent in FY20 as the increasing spread of coronavirus and demand squeeze globally has...

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Subject Tags: coronavirus , imports , oil , price

No Compulsion to Import Modules From China Amid Coronavirus Outbreak: RK Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2020

India’s solar industry is under no compulsion to import solar cells or modules from China following the coronavirus outbreak, power and new & renewable energy minister RK Singh has said. “The solar industry is under no compulsion to import solar cells, modules and other...

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Coronavirus outbreak unlikely to impact company’s transition to BS-VI regime: Ashok Leyland's Anuj Kathuria

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 24, 2020

Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Friday said it currently doesn’t foresee the coronavirus outbreak affecting its plans for migration to BS-VI emission norms, although some of its component suppliers source parts from China. The commercial vehicle manufacturer,...

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Reserves of lithium, critical for EV batteries, found near Bengaluru: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2020

Researchers at the Atomic Minerals Directorate, a unit of India’s Atomic Energy Commission, have estimated lithium reserves of 14,100 tonnes in a patch of land surveyed in Mandya, 100 km from Bengaluru, according to a paper to be published in the forthcoming issue of journal...

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300% spike in lithium battery imports; value too up from $384 million to $1.2 billion

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2020

A burgeoning cell phone industry has pushed India’s lithium battery imports by 300% in 2018-19 compared to 2016-17, while the electric vehicle (EV) market is expected to further boost this in the next few years. Official data on the import of lithium batteries shows that...

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100% Confident: In Nitin Gadkari’s Push for Electric Vehicle Adoption, a Promise of Crores of Jobs

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 11, 2019

Touting India’s huge potential in taking the lead in electric mobility, road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the adoption of electric vehicles would help reduce the government’s import bill substantially which in turn will help create “crores of...

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Imports of Chinese auto parts set to rise as government pushes for electric cars

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

India, the world’s third-largest automobile market, will rely more on China for components as the government pushes for electric vehicles. In the financial year 2018 alone, Chinese exports to...

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Govt may impose 5-year duty on Malaysian glass used in solar industry

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2019

The government may impose anti-dumping duty of USD 114.58 per tonne on a certain variety of Malaysian glass, used in solar industry, in a bid to guard domestic manufacturers from cheap imports...

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U.S. solar panel import tariff to hit European, Asian manufacturers

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 24, 2018

President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on solar panel imports is a blow to a booming global industry, and hit stocks in European and Asian solar groups on fears their business might...

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