Shandong Weihai scrap prices drop
"Since the spring, waste prices have been falling all the way, and this year's loss." The author learned from a waste recycling station in the urban area yesterday that since March, the prices of waste products such as paper shells, scrap iron, and mineral water bottles have been falling all the way. Shout "compensation".
Yesterday morning, the author went to a waste recycling station on Fushan Road in the urban area, and saw a pile of beer bottles stacked in the courtyard. Workers were loading the cardboard boxes they bought. "It used to be a car in two or three days. Now it is only one car a week, and sometimes it is not a car a week." The owner of the recycling station said.
"Since March, except for the price of beer bottles, the prices of other waste products have been falling. The scrap iron has dropped from 1.2 yuan per catty to 1 yuan per catty. The money dropped to 5 cents per catty. The original colored paper case cost 5 cents per catty, and now it costs 2 cents and 8 cents per catty. "Due to the decline in the price of waste, fewer vendors bought waste along the street, and the business of the waste recycling station became much deserted. .
It is understood that there are a total of fifty or sixty waste recycling stations in Rushan. "This year's market is in a downturn. Since March, we have lost a total of 20,000 to 30,000 yuan, and some waste recycling stations have even lost 50,000 to 60,000 yuan." Said the owner of a waste recycling station on Fushan Road. At first saw the decline in the price of waste products. The owners of the waste recycling station planned to store the purchased waste for a period of time before selling it to the manufacturer. To the manufacturer.
Why are scrap prices falling again and again? The owner of a waste recycling station believes that this is mainly related to the manufacturing downturn. "There is less construction at the site, and less iron is used. There are goods in the warehouse of the steel plant that cannot be sold. They can only reduce the price, let alone scrap iron.
Faced with the declining prices of waste products, many waste recycling stations have been unable to support and began to change careers. "We have been making losses, and we don't want to do it anymore. Many of us have stopped doing it. We are better in the urban area, and the recycling station in the suburbs is even worse." The owner of a waste recycling station on Toyama Road said that she wants to do it again. Support for a year to see if the market will improve next year, but she is also worried that there may be a new round of price cuts in the near future.
The industry believes that due to the impact of the macroeconomic situation, the demand for waste products has continued to decrease, which has led to the continuous decline in the price of waste recycling.