Cracks apparent in ‘Green Fence,’ shippers say

Apr 24, 2013 | 05:24 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  Operation Green Fence, zorba, aluminum, aluminum scrap, scrap, China, Hong Kong, Chinese Certification and Inspection Group CCIC

NEW YORK — With China’s “Operation Green Fence” in full effect, domestic exporters of raw material—namely shredded aluminum scrap, commonly known as zorba—are searching for creative ways to cope with stepped-up supervision.
The restrictions date back to 2006, when China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection banned certain items from nonferrous scrap imports (, March 13). ....

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