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India raises cement import duties to stop Pakistan shipments

20 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Pakistani exports of cement to India have been suspended, due to growing tension between Islamabad and Delhi over a recent terrorist attack in Pulwama, in Jammu and Kashmir, India. India has de-listed Pakistan from the status of 'Most-Favoured Nation' and increased import duty by 200 per cent on all imports from Pakistan, including cement and reportedly suspension of trade from border for the last few days.   Meanwhile, according to a private TV channel, "around 300 trucks carrying ceme...

Pakistan: APCMA calls for reduced taxes on domestic cement

25 January 2017, Published under Cement News

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has asked the government to support the industry by placing anti-dumping duty on the Iranian cement and reducing taxes to make the cement more affordable for consumers, increasing the commodity's demand and the need for more capacity. The APCMA spokesperson said on Saturday that the domestic industry needed government’s support. He was of the view that in the current scenario, the suggestion given by some people that the import duty b...