China’s scrap independence to impact US market: execs

Oct 30, 2013 | 05:58 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap, steel scrap, China, Jack Stutz, Bob Kelman, SA Recycling, Sims Metal Management, Lisa Gordon

CHICAGO — China’s potential transformation into a net exporter of scrap in less than a decade could impact metal recyclers, industry veterans said at AMM’s Steel Scrap Conference in Chicago.

"China could be a net exporter in the next 12 to 15 years, or at least not a net importer by this time," said Bob Kelman, president of New York-based Sims Metal Management Ltd.’s North America Metals division.....

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