PLASTICS INDUSTRY WANTS ANOMALIES IN GST RATES ON SOME PLASTICS PRODUCTS OF COMMON MAN'S USE TO BE REMOVED

While whole heartedly welcoming introduction of GST, the plastics industry urged the government to remove the anomalies in prescribed GST on various plastics items of day to day use and common man's use. As per decision of GST council, items of day to day use were supposed to attract merit GST rate of 5% or lower standard GST rate of 12%. Some of the items were supposed to be under higher standard GST rate of 18%. Only luxury goods were supposed to attract 28% GST rate. But, it seems while fi...
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PLASTINDIA FOUNDATION SIGNS MOU WITH COLLECTOR OF BHANDARA, MAHARASTRA, INDIA TO HELP SET UP ADVISORY AND KNOW HOW ON WASTE MANAGEMENT, SEGREGATION AND RECYCLING.

At the invitation of the Collector of Bhandara Shri Suhas Diwase IAS to Shri Atul Kanuga, Chairman Environment Committee Plastindia Foundation , Dr Sameer Joshi, represented Plastindia Foundation at Bhandara on 8th and 9th June 2017. A presentation was made to all the COs of the Municipal Council (Parishad)Muncipal Panchayat and Chairman of Council. Bhandara has 33 wards and its neighbouring town Pauni there are 13 wards. After the presentation we had a site visit of their garbage dump. ...
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AGGRESSIVE IRANIAN PE PRICES FADE IN CHINA, TURKEY

PE markets in China and Turkey were under intense pressure from very competitive Iranian offers, particularly for HDPE film and b/m, since mid-May. Aggressive prices from Iranian producers formed the low ends of both markets for the above-mentioned products as they failed to achieve smooth sales to China, the largest PE importer in the world. Both Turkey and China continued to see lower price levels this week given seasonal factors that limit demand and comfortable supplies for most PE grades...
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