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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Two-can limit on milk powder to stop cross-border traders

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Amy Nip

    ... Emily Tsang and Amy Nip Cross-border market in baby formula leads to series of tough measures, with fines of up to HK$2 million and seven-year jail sentences Two-can limit to stop trade ... 32kg to 23kg (starting Monday) 4 Monitor suspicious travellers who carry commodities in bulk and cross the border repeatedly every day, denying entry on a case by case basis   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1141498/two-can-limit-milk-powder-stop-cross-border-traders
  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Government set to crackdown on infant formula trading

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Thomas Chan, Tony Cheung

    ... Emily Tsang, Thomas Chan and Tony Cheung Milk powder will be a 'reserved commodity' to stop cross-border traders buying up supplies Infant formula traders set to face crackdown The government is likely to announce measures to crack down on the cross-border trading of infant formula today, the South China Morning Post has learnt. Making infant milk formula a "reserved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1140585/government-set-crackdown-infant-formula-trading
  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Cross-border limit on baby milk may breach trade rules

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by ERIC NG AND AMY NIP

    ... Eric Ng and Amy Nip Legal expert warns that planned two-can limit on cross-border business could breach the World Trade Organisation's rules Fear over limit on baby milk formula A cap ... the GATT legislation was not expressly limited solely to commercial shipments, but that was implicit in the entire agreement. He said: "Despite the fact the individuals crossing the border ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1149730/cross-border-limit-milk-formula-may-breach-trade-rules-says-expert
  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Consumer watchdog names and shames milk-powder trader over dodgy online practices

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:40am by Ada Lee

    ... to be careful when shopping online and to look for shops that guaranteed refunds or had exchange policies. She also reminded customers that cross-border online buying could be complicated because ... became increasingly difficult to get in touch with the trader by phone, e-mail or letter, while a substantial number of complaint cases remain unresolved," she said, noting that 69 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549484/consumer-watchdog-names-and-shames-milk-powder-trader-over-dodgy
  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Move to protect Hong Kong milk formula stocks by making it 'reserved commodity'

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... exports and ensure local needs are met. Ip, who proposed the measure on Monday, said the change would require only an "easy" addition to the law and could immediately curb cross-border ... Kong-mainland effort." Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said the government should distinguish between real tourists and parallel traders. He suggested limiting multi-entry permits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138880/move-protect-hong-kong-milk-formula-stocks-making-it-reserved

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