A shop display of ivory products on Hollywood Road in Sheung Wan, in January last year. The Hong Kong government plans to table a bill in June to ban the ivory trade and will provide a five-year phasing-out period for the market. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s ivory traders should back the total ban, as they have enough time to adapt

Ted Hui says a total ban would be a reasonable move in line with global trends and concern for endangered species, and points out that the government’s action plan for legitimate traders is more than generous

Topic |   Ivory trade in Hong Kong and China

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A shop display of ivory products on Hollywood Road in Sheung Wan, in January last year. The Hong Kong government plans to table a bill in June to ban the ivory trade and will provide a five-year phasing-out period for the market. Photo: Nora Tam
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