Posted on 19/05/2015 in category Non-Ferrous

BIR World Mirror on Non-Ferrous Metals - Issue May 2015

Let’s hope for a repeat performance

Welcome to Dubai. We are back in the city of tomorrow for the first time since 2009, the year immediately following the onset of the world financial crisis. On that occasion, there was a great recovery after BIR’s Dubai Convention and certainly we hope we can repeat that performance this time round after the long recession of 2013/14.

Since our Convention in Paris last October, we have experienced many changes within our division: Bob Stein stepped down from the presidency; our long-term board member Robert Voss has retired from the industry; and a few other board members have completed their terms or have departed. Therefore, I’d like to take this opportunity to express our deepest appreciation of their support and service on which the foundations of the Non-Ferrous Metals Division are built.

With the market having regained some strength and with the flow of our scrap also changing, I wish you all a successful Convention in Dubai and a safe journey.

by David Chiao
Uni-All Group Ltd (USA)
Interim President of the Non-Ferrous Metals Division
05 May 2015

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