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China – Regulation Adjustments to the Catalogue for Solid Waste Import Management Effective 1 July 2019

Please be informed of the announcement from the relevant Chinese government departments on the adjustments to the "Catalogue of Solid Waste Used as Raw Materials under Restricted Import" and the "Catalogue of Solid Waste Used as Raw Materials under Non-Restricted Import". The adjustments are to further regulate the administration of the import of solid waste and prevent environmental pollution.

Effective 1 July 2019, 8 types of solid wastes including scrap steel, copper waste and aluminum waste listed in the "Catalogue of Solid Waste Used as Raw Materials under Non-Restricted Import", shall be transferred to the "Catalogue of Solid Waste Used as Raw Materials under Restricted Import". Please click here for the list of solid waste.

Kindly be reminded to adhere to these regulation adjustments on solid waste import when shipping with APL. If you need any assistance, please contact your local APL representative. We thank you for your business and continued support.