International Markets Event 2008

Navigating the Global Economic Slowdown

Our special forum on international markets for recovered paper and plastics brought together key decision makers in the re-processing and export supply chain.


A group of around eighty delegates were presented with new research, undertaken by WRAP since the last International Markets Event, as well as presentations from other key players in the sector.

A number of presentations and reports were discussed at the event;

  • International outlook and trends - find out more about the current market situation and significant trends. Including: WRAP's assesment and a business perspective from Valpak
  • Determinants of recovered paper and plastics prices - learn more about the way the global markets for paper and plastic work
  • China: risks and opportunities - WRAP provides an overview of risks and opportunities of the Chinese export market for recovered paper and plastics
  • International Standards - find out more about the legal requirements and commercial practice driving quality in recovered paper and plastic exports. Including:Findings from a WRAP report, The Environmental Agency perspective and The Environmental Services Association's perspective
  • CO2 impacts from exporting recyclates to China - Earlier this year, we published a report on the carbon impact of exporting recyclates to China