China releases import quotas for copper, aluminum
© doortje69 - istockphoto.com

China releases import quotas for copper, aluminum

China did not release any new import quotas for steel or paper scrap in its latest batch of import quotas.

Subscribe

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), Brussels, reports that the People’s Republic of China has issued its eighth batch of scrap import quotas for 2020. 

June 17, China’s Solid Waste & Chemicals Management Centre of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment published the most recent batch of scrap import quotas for 2020. (The list is in Chinese but can be translated by web browser.)

According to the Solid Waste & Chemicals Management Centre, this eighth batch allows for 1,570 metric tons of copper scrap and 5,840 metric tons of aluminum scrap. It did not release any import quotas for steel or paper scrap.