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Russia to tax metal exports from August

Russia is introducing export duties on ferrous and non-ferrous metals from 1 August 1 until the end of the year…

Stricter export rules and high freight costs make business ‘very, very difficult’

Severe restrictions on exports of recovered paper from Europe to the rest of the world would be ‘a very big…

Global shipping ‘mayhem’ continues to dog export markets

Exporters of secondary materials should expect a ‘new normal’ with higher shipping rates than they enjoyed before the global pandemic,…

US fibre exports shift from traditional markets

Paper and fibre exports from the US in 2020 were down 12.7% on 2019, according to the latest official data…

Shipping still an export nightmare

Recyclers struggle with delay and higher costs and need political support. The current international situation for the used clothing and…

China not planning on reducing rare earth exports

China’s rare earth metals are being undersold due to ‘vicious competition’ domestically and face low resource utilisation, announced the country’s…

Watchdog challenges shipping lines to curb illegal waste exports

A total of 52 organisations from all over the world have called upon major shipping lines to prove their corporate…

Country of origin uncertainty hits UK textile exports

Confusion over a product’s original country of manufacture is hampering exports of textiles and electronic scrap from the UK to…

Container blues frustrate exporters

Demand for freight, higher rates and quarantine rules blight international trading. Despite many of us being stuck at home due…

Eurofer supports EU stance on Indonesian nickel exports

A European Union call for an investigation into restrictions imposed by Indonesia on the export of raw materials necessary for…

UK condemned over plastic waste exports

Following the EU reminder that since 1 January it will no longer allow the export of mixed and contaminated plastic…