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
expire on November 30, 2019 extended to May 31, 2020
The Board of Approval for SEZs under the
Chairmanship of Mr. 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, 2019.
The three SEZs in which recycling units
are now allowed to import plastic scrap include Kandla Special Economic Zone
(KASEZ), Kandla, Falta SEZ, Kolkata, and Noida Special Economic Zone (NSEZ),