The diapers had been shipped by a Chinese importer from the US to Thailand for repackaging, then labelled as Thai products before they were sent to China, customs said. Photo: CCTV

China seizes 11.4 tonnes of adult diapers imported from US in crackdown on foreign waste

  • Customs officials say they are substandard and considered waste products
  • Beijing banned imports of rubbish last year as it tries to tackle pollution
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The diapers had been shipped by a Chinese importer from the US to Thailand for repackaging, then labelled as Thai products before they were sent to China, customs said. Photo: CCTV
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Alice Yan

Alice Yan

Alice Yan is a Shanghai-based social and medical news reporter. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has degrees in economics and public administration. Her Twitter account is @TingYanalice