India bans import of air conditioners with refrigerants

Air-conditioner

On Thursday, The Central Government banned the import of air-conditioners with refrigerants. In order to encourage and promote domestic manufacturing, eliminating imports of non-essential products, this move has been executed. Earlier on October 15th, The Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) issued a notice which mentioned that the policy of importing air conditioners with refrigerants is amended and now stands prohibited. The imposed ban on air-conditioners with refrigerants applies for both window and split versions. Minister of Commerce & Industry, Mr. Piyush Goyal has approved the decision to prohibit these products…

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