ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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West Bengal Centre s Strategy

the damage they have done to the cost structure of industry in general. If rayon cord can sell only under blanket protection at the expense of the consumer and its price is substantially higher than that of superior imported goods, then, it is extremely doubtful whether its continued use can be justified in overall economic terms unless the price is brought down to a competitive level. True, there would be unemployment and waste of capacity if some units close down but this cannot be used as a perpetual excuse for refusing to bring down prices.

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