MUMBAI: Can separate tax rates be levied on same product imported by two different companies, based on the end use? The customs department seems to think so, going by its latest tax demand from carmakers. The customs department has started issuing notices to several automakers, asking them to cough up 28% goods and services tax…Details
To ensure compliance with relevant standards in the food and medical technology sector, Schoeller Werk will from now on use a new surface roughness meter (profilometer). This allows stainless steel tubes to be precisely tested at each 10th or 20th standard production length. What is more, the leading manufacturer of longitudinally welded stainless steel tubes…Details
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) will impose a quota for hot-rolled flat steel imports to members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) for one year starting from December 1, 2019.
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) will impose a quota for hot-rolled flat steel imports to members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) for one year starting from December 1, 2019. The EEU countries are Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The total quota for the EEU bloc will be 1.33 million tonnes, the EEC announced…Details
After successfully completing the commissioning of its new horizontal straightening machine, Hyundai Steel has awarded SMS group a follow-up order for the revamp of its Incheon heavy section mill in South Korea. With this revamp Hyundai Steel aims to expand its product range towards larger sections with webs of up to 1,100 millimeters and sheet…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) commissioned sinter plant No. 5, the only one of its kind in Russia, in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The facility has a capacity of up to 5.5 million tonnes of sinter per year. MMK’s new sinter plant is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, allowing it…Details
Mechel PAO (MOEX: MTLR; NYSE: MTL), a leading Russian mining and metals company, reports signing an agreement with CTP BELAZ-24 OOO for 15 dump trucks with a total value of approximately two billion rubles. The deal was signed on the sidelines of the international specialized mining technologies exposition “Russian Coal and Mining” held in Novokuznetsk.…Details
KWEKWE-BASED wire-making company, Lancashire Steel says it needs an additional ZWL$19 million to ensure it smoothly emerges from the woods after closing down in 2010 due to operational constraints. The firm, which is about to resume operations recently received ZWL$2 million from Government through the Zimbabwe Asset Management Company (Zamco). In an interview, Lancashire Steel…Details