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Govt grants six month extension to plastic scrap imports in three SEZs

The three SEZs in which recycling units are now allowed to import plastic scrap are Kandla, Falta and Noida

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Dilip Kumar Jha Mumbai
The government has granted six months extension to listed recycling units in three special economic zones (SEZs) to import such materials. Domestic recycling units across the country face ban on import of plastic wastes following environmental concerns.

The Board of Approval for SEZs under the chairmanship of Anup Wadhawan, Secretary, Department of Commerce and with members from all leading departments involved in the monitoring of imports, met two weeks ago and decided to extend the letter of agreement (LoAs) for the three SEZs units for six months till May 31, 2020. The LoAs were scheduled to expire on November 30,

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First Published: Nov 29 2019 | 2:30 PM IST

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