Thailand to ban electronic waste imports after China move

Ban expected to be implemented within six months after Beijing’s ban on plastic waste imports made waves worldwide.

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    Thailand will stop importing most types of electronic waste within six months.

    So far this year, it has seen an influx of waste arriving in the country, after China enforced a similar ban.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Bangkok.


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