Chinese government is concerned about the quality of UK paper.

China’s London-based CCIC inspection agency has contacted exporters of material to China to remind them of the need to ensure that mixed paper sent to the country does not have contamination.

The action by CCIC comes after increasing awareness in China of the poorer material as well as tougher customs controls on the imports of overseas products ranging from scrap metal and waste paper through to live chickens.

Chinese authorities are reportedly tightening up their quality controls

One UK exporter explained that the situation had become more serious because some of the mills which chose to use lower grade material had closed and that the larger more modern mills did not want mixed papers with contaminants such as plastic and other contraries.

Read the full story by Steve Eminton on Letsrecycle.com

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