India: Latest estimates point to pressing potential

India: Latest estimates point to pressing potential

With the news earlier this month that Saket Tiku has been re-elected as President of the All Indian Industrial Gases Manufacturer’s Association (AIIGMA) for a second consecutive term, the spotlight is on the progressive market that is India’s industrial gas industry.

The spotlight has been on the region for arguably all the wrong reasons in recent months, as India grapples with the effects of a Covid-19 pandemic that has ravaged swathes of its population.

Indeed, AIIGMA itself was in the headlines in early April when it was announced that the Government of India had granted temporary permission for manufacturers of industrial oxygen to manufacture and sell the gas for medical use, as the country correctly anticipated an escalation in its cases of coronavirus and resulting hospital admissions.

The proposal was put forward by AIIGMA to ensure the availability and supply of oxygen for medical use across the country.

Covid-19 continues to trouble the region, but there is now further cause to address the Indian gases industry with the recent review of its market by gasworld Business Intelligence.

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