An African Development Bank (AfDB) official on Thursday urged African countries to put in place polices that would help cut the continent's food import bill.

China will not relax its ban on imports of foreign waste after seeing a rapid decline last year, a senior official said on Thursday.

China aims to cut solid waste imports to zero by next year as it looks to reduce pollution and encourage recyclers to treat soaring volumes of domestic trash, a senior environment ministry official

Most developing and transition countries do not have vehicle manufacturing capabilities hence rely on import of their entire vehicle fleet. A large percentage of these vehicles are imported as used or second-hand.

Minerals Council of Australia report overstates India’s import needs by as much as 2 billion tons up to 2030, dashing claims of Australia’s new thermal coal export prospects.

This statistics incorporates provisional information regarding coal, coal products & lignite of the preceding financial year along with past few years on reserve, production, despatch, pit-head closing stock, import and export of coal etc. It also contains information regarding captive blocks.


Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/09/2018 regarding permission to import needle pet coke.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Technology & Natural Resource Policy Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/08/2018 regarding incineration of 133 containers of waste oil from Nhava Sheva Port, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

In continuation to the earlier order dated 25.07.2018, for imported organic food consignments, it has been decided to extend the period for the use of non-detachable sticker with respect of FSSAI's organic logo as required under regulation 5 (1) of Food Saftey and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017, up to 31st December, 2018.

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