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  1. 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 ... to the mainland are allowed to carry only up to two tins of infant milk, or 1.8kg, per person per day, to limit the unlicensed export of powdered formula for children under three years old. Demand ...

  2. 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

    ... 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- ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Customs step up enforcement of two-tin limit ahead of Lunar New Year holiday 64 held in milk-formula smuggling crackdown The city stepped up operations ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    45 arrested for breaking milk formula quota

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

    ... people have been arrested so far as they attempted to cross into the mainland with more than the permitted amount of infant milk formula that can be taken out of Hong Kong. They included 26 Hong ... that parallel-goods trading syndicates may change their tactics of getting infant milk formula out of Hong Kong. "On top of random checks on passengers at border checkpoints, customs officers will also ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Two-tin milk rule 'a bad precedent' for Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Gary Cheung, AND EMILY TSANG

    ... for Hong Kong Hong Kong officials have defended the new two-tin restriction on infant formula exports against criticism by a Basic Law expert in Beijing who said the curb ... the restriction into practice as there is no alternative," Ko said. "The only reason we have implemented the new law is to guarantee a sufficient supply of infant formula for local ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    10 suspected milk formula smugglers arrested

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

    ... Leung Ka-lau, representing the medical sector, said all suppliers might say their milk could be fed to infants, even though it was intended for adults. 10 arrested in milk formula swoop ... 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 ...

  6. 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

    ... Government will consider clarifying legal definition of infant formula after mix-up A lawmaker has attacked the government for refusing to say which infant milk formulas are restricted ... discovered that the baby cereal was not a restricted product. Ko said they would not be charged and the government would look into whether it needed to clarify the legal definition of infant formula ...

  7. 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

    ... of infant formula, health authorities say. The proposal comes after the administration apologised last week for the wrongful arrests of 12 mainland visitors who were carrying rice-based baby cereal ... Chan Chi-kuen, permanent secretary for food and health, replied: "If we stipulate that the milk formula is intended only for infants under 36 months old, then milk providers on the market ...

  8. 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 ... In question was a product labelled "rice-based milk cereal" that bore packaging similar to that of infant formula. "After in-depth understanding, with information provided ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    New system detects 150 potential smugglers at border daily

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... cases, rather than infant formula. This reflected the effectiveness of the Hong Kong government's two-tin ban on travellers leaving the city with baby formula, Chan said.   ...

  10. 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

    ... 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 ... About 20kg of infant formula was found on them. Chan Tsz-tat, customs' syndicate crimes investigation bureau divisional commander, said the two masterminds were found withdrawing stock from ...




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