China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment has relaxed import restrictions on high-grade copper, aluminium and brass scrap, allowing these products to be freely imported from November. Photo: Reuters China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment has relaxed import restrictions on high-grade copper, aluminium and brass scrap, allowing these products to be freely imported from November. Photo: Reuters
China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment has relaxed import restrictions on high-grade copper, aluminium and brass scrap, allowing these products to be freely imported from November. Photo: Reuters

China lifts import ban on scrap metals as coronavirus recovery heaps pressure on domestic metal supply

  • China has relaxed import restrictions on high-grade copper, aluminium and brass scrap, allowing them be freely imported from November 1
  • The move indicates China is ready to allow more recycling to ease a shortage in metals caused by strong demand due to its economic recovery

Topic |   China economy
China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment has relaxed import restrictions on high-grade copper, aluminium and brass scrap, allowing these products to be freely imported from November. Photo: Reuters China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment has relaxed import restrictions on high-grade copper, aluminium and brass scrap, allowing these products to be freely imported from November. Photo: Reuters
China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment has relaxed import restrictions on high-grade copper, aluminium and brass scrap, allowing these products to be freely imported from November. Photo: Reuters
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