Tuesday, 07 November 2017

Ban on Solid Waste to China – Effective Immediately

Dear MOL Customer,

Further to our customer notification regarding the ban on plastic scrap on August 4, 2017, please be reminded that the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) of the People’s Republic of China had published a list of 24 categories of banned solid waste imports. The ban will come into effect on December 31, 2017.

MOL will continue to implement, effective immediately, a temporary ban on the movement of the 24 categories of solid waste that was listed by the MEP from all regions to China. We request all customers to check with the official list of banned solid waste imports issued by the MEP at the following link (Chinese only):

The list of 24 categories of banned solid waste:

MOL will provide further guidance as may become necessary. If you have any questions, please contact your MOL sales representative. As always, we appreciate your business. Thank you.


MOL Liner Ltd.