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Car sales growth lowest in last seven months


June 11th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Domestic passenger car sales recorded the slowest growth in the last seven months in May at 2.78 percent and stood at 1,63,229 units from 1,58,809 ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley gold sellers on strike against excise duty


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 3 (IANS) Wholesale and retail gold traders of the Kashmir Valley continued their strike for the 16th day Tuesday against the excise duty hike on branded and ... Read more...

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Excise duty hike pushes auto sales up in March (Roundup)


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Indian automobile sector Monday reported healthy sales numbers for March as customers rushed to buy vehicles ahead of a price hike after the ... Read more...

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UP jewellers protest duty hike


March 31st, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Business across the state was crippled Friday as jewellers in Uttar Pradesh observed a shutdown in protest of the central government's decision to hike excise, ... Read more...

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Mukherjee rules out roll-back of gold duty hike


March 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday ruled out any roll back of the proposed hike in duty on gold, saying precious foreign exchange was being ... Read more...

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Bengal minister urges Pranab to reconsider gold duty hike


March 24th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Satuday urged union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to reconsider the budget proposal of increasing basic customs duty on standard ... Read more...

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Experts say excise duty hike was expected


March 16th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed a two percentage point hike in peak excise duty from 10 percent to 12 percent. Market analysts said ... Read more...

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Budget is disappointing: Shiromani Akali Dal


March 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Budget 2012-13 was "disappointing" and had nothing for women, who comprise half the population, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Harsimrat Kaur said Friday."This is a ... Read more...

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Hike in iron ore export duty irks Goa mining industry


January 4th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) A recent decision of the union finance ministry to hike export duty on iron ore from 20 percent to 30 percent has irked trade organisations ... Read more...

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Industry happy over iron ore export duty hike


February 28th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee's proposal to enhance export duty for all types of iron ore got the thumbs up from the industry, but export duty exemption for ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike: Truckers to go on indefinite strike from April 5


March 5th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The All India Motor Transport Congress (AITMC) on Friday gave a call for an indefinite strike from April 5 demanding a rollback of the fuel price hike.With ... Read more...

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Industry chambers hail budget, disappointed at MAT hike


February 26th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Industry organisations Friday hailed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for his "fine balancing act" in presenting a development-oriented budget for 2010-11 but expressed disappointment at the hike ... Read more...

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Car-makers to raise prices after excise duty hike (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Car-makers Friday said they will hike prices by up to Rs.25,000 following a two percent hike in excise duty on all non-oil products and also by ... Read more...

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ITC evaluates impact of excise duty hike


February 26th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) Describing the hike in the excise duty on cigarettes as "steep", tobacco major ITC limited Friday said it was evaluating the cost impact of the budget proposal. Union ... Read more...

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Industry hails budget, but disappointed at MAT hike


February 26th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian industry Friday hailed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for a development-oriented fiscal budget for 2010-11 even while expressing some disappointment at the raising of Minimum Alternative ... Read more...

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Car-makers to raise prices after excise duty hike


February 26th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Car-makers Friday said they will hike prices of their cars by up to Rs.25,000 following a two percent hike in excise duty on all non-oil products ... Read more...

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Himachal wants duty hike on Chinese apple concentrate


September 6th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh wants higher import duty on apple juice concentrate from China, saying this was necessary to save the domestic industry. Apple concentrate is used for fruit juices, nectars ... Read more...

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Steel ministry wants iron ore export duty hike


September 9th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) To keep down steel prices, the central steel ministry has recommended an additional five percent duty on iron ore exports."We have suggested that export duties on iron ore ... Read more...

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