A Customs and Excise Department officer stands guard next to a seized shipment of ivory and pangolin scales, in September 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s new higher penalties strike harder at illegal trade in endangered species

  • Increased penalties for the smuggling of endangered species send a clear message to the public about the seriousness of such offences
Topic |   Ivory trade in Hong Kong and China

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A Customs and Excise Department officer stands guard next to a seized shipment of ivory and pangolin scales, in September 2018. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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