China simplifying procedures for scrap imports

China is simplifying its procedures for the import of scrap by no longer subjecting it to its Ministry of Commerce’s (Mofcom) licensing requirements from September 1.

The ministry announced this week that imports of ferrous scrap, stainless scrap, aluminium scrap and copper scrap will be exempted from its licensing requirements. Apart from these, exemptions will also be made for imports of semi-finished copper and copper products as well as stainless steel products, among others. Market participants are waiting for more detailed information about the...


Ginger Ding

August 29, 2013

09:53 GMT