China is restricting imports of scrap metal as part of its efforts to reduce pollution. Photo: Reuters

Chinese port halts scrap metal imports as stockpiles mount

  • Customs authority at southern port of Sanshan brings forward deadline for scrap cargoes to arrive
  • Capacity has been ‘seriously exceeded’ and there are temporary controls on how many boats can dock
Topic |   China pollution

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China is restricting imports of scrap metal as part of its efforts to reduce pollution. Photo: Reuters
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