Some 70 tonnes of legal ivory is still on the market. Photo: Handout Some 70 tonnes of legal ivory is still on the market. Photo: Handout
Some 70 tonnes of legal ivory is still on the market. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s illegal ivory hub status ‘could grow after planned mainland China ban’

Sellers could use gap before city’s planned 2021 phase-out to launder illegal stocks, environmentalists warn

Topic |   Ivory trade in Hong Kong and China
Some 70 tonnes of legal ivory is still on the market. Photo: Handout Some 70 tonnes of legal ivory is still on the market. Photo: Handout
Some 70 tonnes of legal ivory is still on the market. Photo: Handout
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