China grants additional 31,658 tonnes of copper scrap imports in fourth quota release

China has announced a fourth round of copper scrap import quotas to allow an extra 31,658 tonnes of copper scrap into the country by the end of 2019, the environmental ministry said on Monday September 23.

The latest quota, permitting less shipments than in the previous three releases, brings the total volume of copper scrap imports allowed into the country in the second half of 2019 to 484,767 tonnes.

The list of waste import quotas, which covers waste and scrap forms of aluminium, copper, ferrous...


Julian Luk

September 23, 2019

15:54 GMT