China allows further 87,680t of copper scrap imports by end-2019 in small third quota batch

China announced a third round of copper scrap import quotas on Wednesday August 14, allowing a select list of importers to bring an additional 87,680 tonnes of copper scrap into the country by the end of 2019, according to the Bureau of International Recycling.

The list of waste import quotas, which covers waste and scrap forms of of aluminium, copper, ferrous metals and paper, was published by China's Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Centre of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment. Copper importers on the list are supplied through the ports of Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai, Tianjin, Xiamen, South...

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Perrine Faye

August 14, 2019

18:07 GMT

London