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GoI: Anti-Dumping Duty imposed on steel from China, South Korea and Vietnam

The Government of India recently imposed anti-dumping duty on the steel imported from China, South Korea and Vietnam. Highlights The duty has been imposed on steel products that are imported from these countries below its associated normal value. This is causing the dumping and leads to unfair trade in India. The issue was found by ..

India to partner with Japan to implement ‘Purvodaya’ scheme

Purvodaya is a scheme to develop the steel sector in eastern India by creating an integrated steel hub in the eastern region. Recently Union Minister of Steel Dharmendra Pradhan attended the workshop on “Enabling Procedures for Increase of Steel Usage for the Growth of Economy” at Bhubaneswar in partnership with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ..

‘Purvodaya’ will be launched on 11th January 2020

The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday, 11th January 2020 will launch ‘Purvodaya’ which is in line with the vision of Prime Minister of India for focused development of Eastern States of India. The launch event will take place at The Oberoi Grand hotel in Kolkata. Purvodaya is ..

What is Ispati Irada?

Ispati Irada is a collaborative branding campaign launched by the Ministry of Steel during a Chintan Shivir organized on 23rd September 2019 by the Ministry. Ispati Irada campaign is launched for understanding the important role that the core sector of the steel industry can play in realizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of $5 Trillion ..

Steel industry leaders come together for ISA – Steel Conclave 2019

The Indian Steel Association supported by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India is organising the second Edition of “ISA – Steel Conclave 2019” on 21st – 22nd November, 2019 in New Delhi. The Union Minister for Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will be the Chief Guest at the Steel Conclave and it will deliberate on Indian ..

Oligopoly

An oligopoly is a form of government in which the power is concentrated in the hands of a few rich people who wield a disproportionate amount of power by virtue of their fiscal wealth. While no country today can be called for having a strictly oligopolistic form of government, critics of the Russian President have ..

Tata Steel wins ‘Global Slag Company of Year’ award

Tata Steel has been named as the ‘Global Slag Company of the Year’ at the 14th Global Slag Conference and Exhibition 2019 in Aachen, Germany. It is one of the largest global annual slag events, attended by major steelmakers, steel mill service providers & associated companies. The award was presented to Tata Steel for its ..

China largest producer of crude steel in world

As per latest report of the World Steel Association (WSA), China is the largest producer of crude steel accounting for more than 51% of production. While, India has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producing country. The crude steel production of India in 2018 was at 106.5 MT. It went up by 4.9% from ..