Rio intensifies protests over Indian boric acid import restrictions

By Myles McCormick
Published: Monday, 21 December 2015

Rio Tinto has sought to highlight the negative impact of import restrictions on boric acid upon India’s domestic industry as the company attempts to persuade the Indian government to relax its controls on licences needed for the product.

Mining giant Rio Tinto Plc has urged the Indian government to remove import restrictions on boric acid which it said would relieve domestic industries currently forced pay above the odds for domestically-produced product.

In a letter seen by IM from Vijay Ayer, managing director of Rio Tinto India, sent earlier this month...

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