Hyderabad, March 25
Deployment of proper plastic waste management techniques is vital, according to Indrajit Pal, Secretary, Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Government of India. »
Hyderabad, Feb. 27
The Andhra Pradesh Government has reduced value-added tax on (VAT) plastic moulded furniture to 5 per cent from 14.50 per cent, giving a big relief to the middle-class and lower income groups.
New Delhi, Jan. 29
Sushil Modi claims broad consensus over design of GST
New Delhi, Dec 9
Environment department of Delhi Government has launched a drive to check compliance of the blanket ban on use of plastic bags across the city.Under the drive, 25 teams from the department c...
Mangalore, Nov. 16
Mangalore City Corporation has decided to ban the use of plastics in the city. Addressing presspersons here, Channappa Gowda, Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada, said that the ban w...
New Delhi, Nov 6
A Plastic Manufacturers’ Association today approached the Delhi High Court challenging the City Government’s notification imposing a blanket ban on plastic bags in the capital.
A bench of...
Cairo, Oct. 1
India’s Sanmar Group plans to spend $200 million to expand its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) factory in Port Said’s industrial zone in Egypt, the country’s Investment Ministry has said.
Kolkata, Sept 13
“The eastern region offers opportunities for plastic processing, with per capita plastic consumption at only 3.5 kg.” »
New Delhi, Mar 26
Clariant Chemicals (India) Ltd today said the company will sell its textile chemicals, paper specialities and emulsion businesses for Rs 209 crore.
In a BSE filing, the company said that...
Chennai, March 22
TCI Sanmar Chemicals will establish a plastic park at Port Said, Egypt. The land for the park will be allotted by the Governorate of Port Said. Besides developing the infrast...
New Delhi, Feb. 10
Shortage of staff, political resistance blamed for tardy implementation
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec. 28
Corporation of Thiruvananthapuram will launch a mass awareness campaign on Saturday on total plastic ban within city limits. Councillors will lead 10 specially authorised squads proposin...
Chennai, Dec. 3
Plastics export will see a ‘negative trend’ this year, primarily due to the drop in raw material exports, according to Rajan Kalyanpur, Executive Director, the Plastics Export Promotion Council.
Chennai, Nov. 15
RN Photo Coatings, makers of printable ceramic cups, sent out their first export consignment to the UK today. Catering to the fast-growing market of ‘giftables’, printed ceramic cups are a particu...
New Delhi, Oct 28
The Delhi Government has set a deadline of December 22 to stop manufacture, sale and storage of plastic bags in the national capital.Top officials in the Environment Department said traders...
Mumbai, Sept 24
VIP Industries plans to expand its base in the e-commerce segment. At present, the company offers buying from its e-commerce site buytravelbags.com. To push the new initiative, the firm has...
New Delhi, Sept. 12
The Delhi Government’s ban on use of plastic bags is unlikely to affect milk producers like Amul and Mother Dairy in the National Capital Region. “We don’t think it will have any impact...