US used beverage can imports climb again in June

Imports of used beverage cans (UBCs) into the United States inched higher again in June as a result of squeezed domestic supply due to restrictions on recycling operations, Fastmarkets understands.

The United States imported 18,654 tons of UBC scrap in June, up by 3.9% from 17,961 tons in May, bringing the year-to-date total to 80,130 tons, figures from the US Department of Commerce show. UBC scrap imports from Canada increased by...

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Jenny Stewart

August 19, 2020

21:31 GMT

New York