Not So Much Gold in China’s Scrap

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Here’s a postcard I wrote about the problems recyclers in Beijing are facing due to the falling value of scrap metal, paper, plastic and so on. When I ask the junk men in my neighborhood how business is these days, they all complain about low prices and the blame the U.S. financial crisis. Yet another unexpected repercussion of globalization.

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