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  1. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Apology to 12 cross-border travellers over mistaken milk powder arrests

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 03:02pm by Johnny Tam, Simpson Cheung

    ... by a person aged under 36 months" and "is or appears to be milk or a milk-like substance". Asked if the government would disclose a list of restricted milk powders, Ko initially said ... were wrong just because of some complaints. It will be tough for us to enforce the law now."   Apology over mistaken milk powder arrests ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Government mulls the meaning of 'milk powder' in the two-tin ban

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, Danny Mok and Ng Kang-chung

    ... amount of milk powder, diapers, baby food, cosmetics and daily necessities were seized.   Mulling the meaning of 'milk powder' ... Government wants to clarify its definition in the two-tin ban, but that may bring new problems The definition of milk powder can be amended to fine-tune a ban against the unlicensed export ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    45 arrested for breaking milk formula quota

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... one person was caught with two sachets of milk powder totalling 2.4kg. Travellers were earlier seen outside Sheung Shui train station repackaging cartons of baby formula in an apparent attempt ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com 8 drivers among those caught amid concerns smugglers will switch from rail travel to road Milk powder busts lead to 45 arrests at mainland border At least 45 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    10 suspected milk formula smugglers arrested

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... The continuing crackdown on cross-border baby formula traders has seen 10 people arrested in two days for allegedly smuggling 110 tins of milk powder, customs chiefs said yesterday. All 10 ... killed at least six babies and made 300,000 ill. Meanwhile, in a Legislative Council meeting yesterday, lawmakers said the definition of milk powder could be too broad under the new rules. Dr ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    More than HK$1 million worth of milk powder seized in customs raid

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Customs arrest two syndicate masterminds and five traders in raid on warehouse storing 4,500 tins of milk powder in Sheung Shui Customs officials have seized more than HK$1 million worth of baby milk powder in a crackdown on a warehouse used to store the product for parallel-goods trading purposes. The Customs and Excise Department seized the 4,500 tins of infant formula ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Customs drops charge against mainlander who carried baby cereal

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao, Stuart Lau

    ... to be flouting Hong Kong's new two-tin cap on taking powdered infant milk formula out of the city. Earlier, the Customs and Excise Department admitted that four tins of baby cereal the Jiangsu ... out. Huang said she had asked them more than once whether powdered rice milk cereal was included in the rule. "They told me only milk powder was [part of the limit], and rice milk ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Shenzhen sets limits for frequent Hong Kong visitors

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... it as a "very targeted and powerful" measure. The department was also preparing for a planned two-tin, or 1.8kg, baby milk powder restriction for any person leaving Hong Kong. The proposal to amend ... law which is well-established." The move came amid an escalating row over parallel-goods traders stockpiling milk powder to resell on the mainland, leading to shortages of the product ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    64 held in crackdown on milk-formula smuggling ahead of Lunar New Year

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by Johnny Tam

    ... against the cross-border smuggling of baby milk formula ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, with the arrests of 64 people at the Lo Wu checkpoint over two days. Some 70 per cent of those arrested were from the mainland. Customs officers also seized infant formula with a total market value of HK$150,000. In the most serious case, one suspect was found with nearly 20kg of milk powder ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Leung Chun-ying ready to help mainland mums buy infant formula

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU AND AMY NIP

    ... says he is willing for the city to help meet the mainland's needs for infant formula by "re-exporting baby milk powder directly from Hong Kong to the mainland". Leung said he was sympathetic to mainlanders who relied on Hong Kong's supplies of milk powder - a key target of parallel-goods traders - before new regulations last month curbed the transport of the product ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Shenzhen looks to stop abuse of multi-entry permit

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung and Colleen Lee

    ... - directly from other countries and to sell it through designated outlets on the mainland. Tien said Hong Kong could help in certifying the imported milk powder. Meanwhile, seven suspected mainland parallel-goods traders were yesterday arrested in Sheung Shui by police and Immigration Department officers. Large amounts of baby food and diapers were seized.   Shenzhen looks to stop abuse of permit ...




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