Henry Bath's plans to open in Shanghai partly motivated by Qingdao; will store more than 100k tonnes of metal

Warehousing company Henry Bath has said its decision to set up a direct presence in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone is partly a reaction to last year’s Qingdao scandal.

“The operations in Shanghai will be our first direct presence in [China]. For the past eight years we have had a presence through a third-party warehousing model, which was common,” Sean Ginnane, group gm of Henry Bath Asia, told Metal Bulletin. “This new operation will be fully staffed and operated by Henry Bath personnel. Other companies are doing the same and this is due to the changes in metal warehousing post-Qingdao in May 2014.” He added that although it is not possible...

Published

Claire Hack

May 08, 2015

14:45 GMT

London