A statue from an exhibition of Chinese antiquities at the International Museum of the Horse in Lexington, Kentucky. More than 10 million Chinese antiques are currently overseas, according to official figures quoted by China Daily. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong must shut door on illicit trade in antiquities before it can emerge as global art hub

The city might be one of the last holdouts that allows for the laundering of illegally obtained cultural objects

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A statue from an exhibition of Chinese antiquities at the International Museum of the Horse in Lexington, Kentucky. More than 10 million Chinese antiques are currently overseas, according to official figures quoted by China Daily. Photo: Reuters
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