Donkey hides are boiled to make gelatin, which is used in skin products in traditional Chinese medicine. Photo: AFP Donkey hides are boiled to make gelatin, which is used in skin products in traditional Chinese medicine. Photo: AFP
Donkey hides are boiled to make gelatin, which is used in skin products in traditional Chinese medicine. Photo: AFP

China cuts import taxes on donkey hide as appetite for skin and meat soars

Manufacturers of traditional Chinese medicine skin products seek out overseas supplies as domestic herds dwindle despite ever-growing demand

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Donkey hides are boiled to make gelatin, which is used in skin products in traditional Chinese medicine. Photo: AFP Donkey hides are boiled to make gelatin, which is used in skin products in traditional Chinese medicine. Photo: AFP
Donkey hides are boiled to make gelatin, which is used in skin products in traditional Chinese medicine. Photo: AFP
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