Govt mulls restricting imports of electric fans, smart meters from China

2022-12-06 16:19:31 Exim News

To check imports of electric fans and smart meters, especially from China, the Commerce and Industry Ministry will soon issue quality control orders (QCOs) in this regard, it is learnt.

In FY22, India’s import of ceiling fans had jumped 132 per cent to an estimated value of $6.22 million. Of this, import from China was worth $5.99 million.

Import of electricity smart meters was worth $3.1 million during FY22 with about $1.32 million coming from China.

The Industry Department is also reportedly examining the standards across all products in which the domestic industry has the capacity, said a report.

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