“We have pumped huge capital investment on ramping up capacities recently. If the imports surge, these investments will go down the drain,” IPMA (Indian Paper Manufacturers Association) president AS Mehta told FE.
Disproving doomsayers, price of natural rubber (NR) has caught a bounceback trend that is sending the growers back to rubber sapling replanting turf. Price of premium grade Ribbed Smoked Sheet (RSS-4) has surged to Rs 134 per
Besides Kerala, Tripura and Assam are the top rubber growers, accounting for 24% of the country’s overall rubber production. But, robust growth in the Northeast has not been enough to uplift the total rubber output.
Even as squabbles over the Sabarimala issue and a series of trade shutdowns have acted as a deterrent to domestic tourist arrivals in the God’s Own Country, the VVIP candidate has inadvertently opened an window of opportuni