China trade roundup: More materials barred at year’s end

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Even as exporters move off of China as a destination for certain recyclables, the country remains a crucial market. And several recent Chinese developments carry industry-wide implications.

Ban expansion: The Chinese government has confirmed it will ban additional recovered materials at the end of the year. The list is notable both for what it includes and what’s not named.

China announced in April that the expanded ban was coming. The confirmation was made public by Chinese state media agency Xinhua last week.

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