• China’s General Administration of Customs tightens inspection procedures for shipments from USA

    China’s General Administration of Customs tightens inspection procedures for shipments from USA0

    Following the news announcing the temporary suspension of CCIC North America certification operations in USA, the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has provided English translation of Notice No 152/2018 issued in Chinese by the General Administration of Customs, which highlights China’s intention to “strengthen the inspection and supervision on importation of wastes as raw materials”

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  • China announces import ban on additional 32 types of ‘solid waste’

    China announces import ban on additional 32 types of ‘solid waste’0

    China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) announced on 19 April 2018 that China will ban imports of an additional 32 types of scrap material in its latest move to tackle environmental pollution. Sixteen types of scrap metals (termed as ‘solid waste’ by MEE) including automobile, vessels, cable and wire scrap, industrial plastic scrap will

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  • Danish packaging company expands into the Middle East

    Danish packaging company expands into the Middle East0

    Scandinavia’s supplier of food packaging Field Advice recently signed a partnership with Alpha Sky as part of its expansion plans in the Middle East and to meet the increasing demand for eco-friendly disposable containers in the region. Mark Remmy Sali, Managing Director of Field Advice, signed the memorandum of understanding with Alpha Sky CEO Ayman

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