China to punish metal scrap importers for ‘environmental violations’

The Chinese government looks set to penalise 43 scrap importers it suspects of having committed environmental violations, the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection said this week.

Chinese inspection teams were set up to scrutinise companies importing scrap into the country earlier in the summer.

“[About] 60 inspection teams checked a total of 77 enterprises and...

Published

Lee Allen

July 26, 2017

20:10 GMT

London