Media Coverage

  Stainless steel production declines by 19% to 3.17 MT in CY2020: ISSDA

30 Mar 2021
India remains the second-largest producer globally despite a challenging year + read more

  Stainless steel best for water management: ISSDA

24 Sep 2018
The Delhi Jal Board loses 48% of treated water. A significant reason for that is attributed to leaky pipelines. + read more

  Budget 2018 leaves stainless steel industry disappointed

01 Feb 2018
ISSDA said that the decision of the government to continue levying import duty on ferro-nickel and stainless steel scrap will act as deterrent for the domestic industry. + read more

  Can Arun Jaitley show some mettle for the steel sector in this Budget?

24 Jan 2018
Steel experts too believe that the landed price of raw materials is an important area to focus on. + read more

  Remove Import Duty on Raw Materials: Stainless Steel Industry

16 Jan 2018
In its pre-budget wish list, the Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA) has sought removal of customs duty on key raw materials used in producing stainless steel. + read more

  Domestic stainless steel output to hit 3.6 mt at 2017-end

19 Nov 2017
The growth is in response to the rising demand for stainless steel, mainly from sectors such as auto, roads and highways, housing. + read more

  'Stainless Steel Coaches Can Lower Impact of Muzaffarnagar-Like Train Accidents'

22 Aug 2017
The Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA) said stainless steel coaches are stronger and absorb more energy during collision and they can withstand considerable impact without fracturing. + read more

  Forthcoming GST regime will be a game changer for steel industry: ISSDA

27 Jun 2017
While GST rates for primary stainless steel products have been set at... + read more

  India becomes second largest steel producer in the world

22 May 2017
India’s stainless steel production rose to 3.32 million tonne in 2016 showing an impressive growth of about 9% over 3 million tonne it produced in 2015. + read more

  Budget overlooks plight of stainless steel industry: ISSDA

01 Feb 2017
While it welcomed the move to remove basic customs duty on nickel it pointed out that a major part of the stainless steel industry's demand for nickel is met from Ferro nickel and stainless steel scrap. + read more

  Implement Quality Control Order for consumer interest: ISSDA to Ministry

24 Jan 2017
The QCO covers only 25 grades of stainless steel falling under the three IS standards, namely IS 6911, IS 5522 and IS 15997 all widely manufactured in India. + read more

  ISSDA urges government to raise effective basic customs duty on stainless steel flat products

11 Jan 2017
ISSDA said the duty hike on finished products must be looked upon from the viewpoint that Indian stainless steel industry has faced an unprecedented surge in imports. + read more

  Need to design, build safer stainless steel rail coaches for passenger safety: ISSDA

25 Nov 2016
While Indian Railways has already announced the replacement of all old steel coaches by stainless steel in a phased manner, ISSDA said in light of the recent accident, conversion of coaches needs to be fast tracked. + read more

  Govt exempts 40-odd grades from Stainless Steel QC Order

01 Nov 2016
The order provides stainless steel makers and dealers more time to register their products with the BIS. + read more

  Stainless steel imports spike 25 pc to 2.3 LT in Apr-Aug

04 Oct 2016
ISSDA has approached the government in this regard to check the spate of cheap imports flooding the domestic market from China and other countries. + read more

  ISSDA names K K Pahuja as its new president

22 Sep 2016
The decision was taken at a meeting of its Managing Committee held at Gurgaon on September 19, 2016. Mr Pahuja takes over from ISSDA’s outgoing president, N C Mathur. + read more

  ISSDA condemns allegations mounted against Quality Control Order

05 Aug 2016
The stainless steel QCO is restricted to only the 25 grades of stainless steel which are covered in the three standards. All other stainless steel grades are exempted from the QCO. + read more

  Quality control mandatory for all producers: Indian Stainless Steel Development Association

13 Jun 2016
The order will have a minimum impact on the stainless steel utensils market since it does not cover stainless steel containing less than 1% of nickel + read more

  ISSDA comes out strongly against criticism about excessive protection to steel companies

25 Apr 2016
SSDA also stated as a result of repetitive dumping being indulged in by countries having surplus capacity, a large number of small scale units in the unorganized sector had closed down. + read more

  Stainless steel producers want import duty hike of 15% in budget

12 Jan 2016
Stainless steel producers have urged the government to raise basic customs duty import duty to 15% in the forthcoming budget from the present 7.5%. + read more

  Stainless steel body says anti-dumping duty will have negligible impact

14 Dec 2015
The duty ranges between 5 per cent and 57 per cent and will be imposed on countries including China, the US, South Africa, Thailand and Taiwan. + read more

  Government issues Stainless Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2015

31 Jul 2015
The government has issued a Stainless Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2015 in a bid to introduce stringent quality norms. + read more

  India to resolve stainless steel import dispute with Malaysia

17 Jul 2015
Indian officials are scheduled to hold a meeting with their Malaysian counterparts to discuss ways of curbing misuse of Asean Free Trade Agreement. + read more

  Stainless steel imports poised to surge 37%; industry body seeks customs duty hike

20 Feb 2015
Imports volumes are estimated to touch 4.23 lakh tonne by the end of current year representing a 37% jump over imports of 3.07 lakh tonne last year. + read more

  Stainless steel makers seek higher custom duty from Finance Ministry

19 Feb 2015
Ahead of the budget, stainless steel firms have asked the Finance Ministry to increase customs duty to 25 per cent from 10 per cent at present to safeguard the interest of domestic firms in view of growing imports. + read more

  Stainless steel body wants government to monitor exports from Asean nations

19 Jan 2015
Imports of stainless steel flat products from Malaysia attract zero duty due to tariff concessions offered by the government of India under CECA. + read more