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Glass industry seeks customs duty cut

Post Time:Mar 20,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:152

Higher cost of input particularly Soda ash, which constitutes about 30% of cost of production of glass products, is one of the major factors contributing to the higher cost of glass and glassware.

The Glass industry consists of four main segments-Container glasses, Specialty glass, Flat glass and Fiberglass. Container glass, which is the largest segment in the glass sector, comprises of glass packaging for consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. Next largest segment is the specialty glass, which is mainly used, in technical applications such as electronics and engineering. Flat glass segment comprises of float glass and rolled glass, which are mostly used in architectural and automotive applications.


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