China issues the 8th batch of companies allowed to import waste plastic

Source: ICIS News


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China released the names of the eighth batch of companies allowed to import plastic wastes on 16 March, with quotas sharply lowered compared to allowed volumes in the previous year, according to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection.

China approved plastic wastes import quota (in tonnes):

Product 2017 (first eight batches) 2018 (first eight batches)
Wastes and scraps of polyethylene 2,368,870 18,233
Wastes and scraps of other plastics, excluding compact discs 1,564,490 8,483