Report shows why scrap metal export ban should be lifted
The policy is said to benefit a small part of the value chain in which the IDC has investments
SA’s ban on scrap metal exports is failing to arrest the theft of infrastructure and cables and should be lifted immediately, a report by trade expert XA Global Trade Advisors has warned.
The department of trade, industry & competition first imposed a ban on the export of ferrous and copper scrap in November 2022 to quell the theft of transport and communication network infrastructure...
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