China suspends all shipments of recycled materials from the US for one month

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Exports from US to China of recyclable materials can now be done following lifting of ban
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As of today (4 May 2018), the Chinese Government has effectively banned all shipments of recycled materials from the United States until 4 June 2018 by suspending CCIC North America.

Although the official reason is that port authorities in China have "detected multiple batches of imported US wastes as raw materials that do not meet the environmental protection requirements", it could also be seen as a response to the tariffs imposed by the US government . . .

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