Half term and Chinese Spring Festival help to keep recycled prices stable


Little change was seen in the price of recycled commodities this week.

Subscribers to Resource Efficient Business Intelligence will have seen changes only in the value of some metal grades.


However, this week also saw the update of December export statistics, which will have been a surprise to some in the paper sector.

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Resource Efficient Business Intelligence editorial director Paul Sanderson said: “A combination of the half-term holiday across much of the UK and the Chinese New Year celebrations made for a very quiet week for trade of secondary commodities.

“However, this week looks set for a transitional period before tricky market conditions reassert themselves in March.”

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