The USA is now the “lead exporter” of recovered paper to China

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The USA is now the “lead exporter” of recovered paper to China, according to president of the BIR’s paper division, Ranjit Baxi.

Mr Baxi told delegates at the Paper Round Table, in Barcelona that recovered paper exporters from the US are increasing market share on quality. He went on to highlight issues around freight rates and slowing Chinese demand that were presenting real challenges for paper traders and exporters.

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