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  1. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Police intervene as tempers rise over milk formula trade

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND JOLIE HO

    ... Ada Lee in Shenzhen and Jolie Ho Tempers rise at milk formula protest Police intervened yesterday at Sheung Shui MTR station amid fears of a confrontation between parallel-goods traders carrying infant milk formula to the mainland and protesters waving the colonial Hong Kong flag. As an elderly man angrily denied accusations he was a parallel-goods trader, his shouts drew ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Parallel trading of baby milk formula still rampant despite Hong Kong restrictions

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Mainland operators are using travellers to beat two-tin restriction on infant milk formula Parallel trading at the border is still active despite the Hong Kong government's ... offered Friso stage two infant formula to a Post reporter for 240 yuan (HK$300), compared with the standard market price of HK$246. Tins of Friso stage three formula were sold for 230 yuan, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Calm descends on Sheung Shui - for now

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... at 4.30pm to stem the outflow of infant milk formula. The Immigration Department also said it would pass a list of suspected traders to Shenzhen authorities, who may blacklist or bar them from ... mother Wendy Liu said she had resorted to buying an Australian brand online.   Steps officials will take to control parallel trading of infant formula 1 Amend Import and Export Ordinance ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Traders try to beat rule on baby formula with sachets

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Stuart Lau, LO WEI

    ... Emily Tsang, Stuart Lau and Lo Wei Traders are attempting to beat the two-tin limit on exporting infant formula by selling small plastic bags filled with individual servings Baby formula ... Shui on Monday were carrying Enfamil infant formula in yellow packaging as opposed to the brand's normal blue packaging seen in Hong Kong stores. A spokeswoman for Mead Johnson, which owns ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Formula curbs not aimed at mainland tourists, says food chief

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 02:24pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao The new measures limiting milk formula exports were implemented as a “last resort” to maintain domestic supply of what was fast becoming a scarce commodity, and were not aimed at mainland tourists, food and health secretary Ko Wing-man told the Beijing News   on Tuesday. His remarks came days after the controversial two-tin cap on infant formula exports, which went ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Minister rejects calls to end new two-tin milk powder rule

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... The health minister yesterday rejected lawmakers' calls for a sunset clause to end the two-tin daily limit on infant formula that people can take out of Hong Kong. But Dr Ko Wing-man ... trade. The two-tin cap, imposed this month, aims to prevent a shortage of infant formula in Hong Kong, widely blamed on large-scale re-exports to the mainland by parallel-goods traders. Minister ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Milk powder row triggers calls for review of visit scheme

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by LAUREN HO, Johnny Tam

    ... and export law to limit every person leaving Hong Kong to two cans, or 1.8kg, of milk formula. The measure is expected to take effect as soon as this month. Children would not be exempted from ... orders for seven major milk formula brands. Some 2,300 callers were transferred to suppliers. There was no trace of parallel traders at Sheung Shui MTR station yesterday afternoon - in sharp ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Customs officers' union makes demands ahead of new measures

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... pledged to step up inspections of people bringing milk formula over the border. "All our enforcement action will be under the spotlight. So it is putting a lot of pressure on us," said ... traders, aged between 22 and 59, were arrested by the Immigration Department in Sheung Shui. The goods seized from them included diapers and baby milk formula. More than 600 parallel traders have ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Parallel traders moving to Tai Po from Sheung Shui, councillors say

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... has spread from border towns to Tai Po, where district councillors are complaining about shortages of baby formula for sale and the authorities' failure to crack down on the phenomenon. ... said he was personally affected by the local parallel trading. His wife gave birth on December 30, and Yam is finding it difficult, as a Tai Po resident, to buy milk formula. "I went ...



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