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INDIA: Market analysis of heavy-duty vehicles in India for fiscal year 2017–2018

  • Date: 15-11-19
  • Category: INDIA
  • Source: ICCT

Regulators are working toward an India-specific version of the European Commission’s Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool (VECTO), and its use in future fuel efficiency regulations would allow India to implement simulation-based standards that are more aligned with trends in other major vehicle markets.

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INDIA: Government hikes import duty on gold, silver, platinum from 10% to 12.5%

  • Date: 05-07-19
  • Category: INDIA
  • Source: The Hindu

The government on Friday proposed to increase import duty on precious metals, including gold, silver and platinum, a move which will make them expensive in the domestic market. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her Budget speech that “it is proposed to increase custom duty on gold and other precious metals from 10% to 12.5%.”

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