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Traders giving away OCC as prices plumet

Diverting fibre from China to its Asian neighbours is no longer making business sense for Western exporters struggling to find…

4th Steel Scrap, Billet and DRI Trade Summit – Emerging Markets

Bauma trade show crushes previous records

With more than 620 000 visitors from over 200 countries, the Bauma expo in Germany is more popular than ever…

Ferrous steady in face of trade disputes

Ferrous scrap markets around the world are holding up despite the uncertainty caused by trade disputes involving the US, China…

Ferrous scrap market to witness an ‘all-out trade war’?

‘Over the last couple of weeks, we have seen a gradual cooling in prices as Turkey has stepped back, buying…

For scrap traders 2018 is ‘really a crucial year’

2018 is ‘a very challenging year’ for the scrap industry, said BIR Non-Ferrous Metals Division President David Chiao of the…

‘Self-help’ strategy helps Viridor counter China’s trade restrictions

The impact of meeting higher quality requirements because of China’s policies was higher costs of £ 3 million, according to…

ISRI: 18% of US-China scrap trade ‘at risk’

Global – The US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has filed comments with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in…

Expect no increase in plastic scrap trade into India

India – India is not equipped to take up the displaced tonnages of plastics scrap if, in the worst-case scenario,…

More co-operation the way to overcome trade challenges in the Middle East

Middle East – While the oil dollar had previously been the main contributor to massive economic growth in the Gulf…

IFAT 2018 trade show to cover 18 halls

Germany – There is good news for suppliers of recycling machinery and technology: after two years of construction work, the…