Posted on 30/10/2008 in category General

 

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Duesseldorf,30thOctober 2008

BIRInternational Trade Council:

OfficialStatement

 

The Bureau of International Recycling,the worldfederation of recycling industries, recognises that its members areinvolved in markets that are inherently volatile in nature. Recentconditions in commodities and financial markets have served to createcircumstances under which a broad range of our members have beennegatively impacted through various forms of lack of contractualperformance.

BIRencourages its members and their trading partners to engage inbusiness within the moral and ethical guidelines, which form the very basisof the trust with which the recycling industry has transacted itsbusiness for so many years.

WhilstBIR is not legally empowered to participate in any commercialmatters, it urges suppliers and customers to fulfil their businessobligations in accordance with good business ethics and to exerciseappropriate and prudent diligence.

Bureauof International Recycling
AvenueFranklin Roosevelt 24
1050Brussels
Belgium
Tel:+32 2 627 57 70, Fax: +32 2 627 57 73
bir@bir.org
www.bir.org