The global recycling trade has always been constantly shifting - but never at the speed seen in recent decades. Sometimes, we are having to deal with headwinds and tailwinds at the same time.
Since China began to close her doors to mixed metals imports two years ago during our Hong Kong Convention, the export trend has been moving in favour of the Indian Subcontinent and South East Asia. However, China still plays a vital role in the recycling trade; most of the non-ferrous metals from mixed metal processing still end up in China, together with the Belt and Road Initiative targeting the infrastructure in the corridor from South East Asia to Eastern Africa.Read More
David Chiao , Uni-All Group Ltd (USA), President of the Non-Ferrous Metals Division