Guidelines for importation, inspection of metal scrap, waste paper to be implemented on Jan 10

KUALA LUMPUR: The guidelines for the importation and inspection of metal scrap and the guidelines for the importation and inspection of waste paper will come into force on Jan 10, 2022.

Meanwhile, the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) said the interim measure for the implementation of the guidelines for the importation and inspection of metal scrap will continue to be enforced until Jan 9, 2022.

"MITI commends the commitment by all major manufacturers and importers in complying with the Guidelines during the interim period.

"MITI calls upon the industry to continue to support the overarching objective of the Guidelines in complying with our international commitment as prescribed through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Goal 12: Ensure Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns as well as in upholding the

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) principles<' it said in a statement.

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