ACW 2019: Vast majority of copper scrap currently eligible for import into China could be renamed - CMRA

Over 90% of copper scrap products currently allowed into China could be eligible for renaming as recyclable copper raw materials next year, a senior representative of China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association's (CMRA) recycling metal branch told delegates at Asia Copper Week in Shanghai.

Wang Ji-Wei, Secretary General of CMRA, said he is optimistic that the vast majority of current copper scrap imports could be identified as merchandise rather than scrap when the renaming policy, under which the term “scrap” for certain copper scrap products would be officially renamed as “recyclable copper raw materials”,...

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Julian Luk

November 20, 2019

11:45 GMT

Shanghai