oct 7, 2019 - China import 2.9 M tons
less paper in 2019
Data from China shows the country imported around 8 million short tons of recovered fiber in the first eight months of 2019, down from the 10.9 million tons imported during the same period in 2018. Meanwhile, regulatory moves hint the country could be moving toward banning recyclable imports completely in 2020.
Added to timeline:
Chinese Waste ban on Fiber sector