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Free movement vital for trade

Scrap metal both ferrous and non-ferrous is being increasingly traded on an international scale. Chinas dominance in the metals markets is certainly proof of this and cannot be underestimated. Its market supremacy was responsible for the huge surge in ferrous scrap prices during the first few months of the year and its withdrawal from the market has pushed prices down again. With this in mind, the Bureau of International Recyclings (BIRs) non-ferrous metal division ...