Seized ivory tusks on display at a Hong Kong Customs press conference. Photo: AFP Seized ivory tusks on display at a Hong Kong Customs press conference. Photo: AFP
Seized ivory tusks on display at a Hong Kong Customs press conference. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong steps up battle against illegal ivory trade: government to push for import and export ban, set timeline for end of ‘legal’ sales

Administration to review maximum penalties for illegal trading in endangered species, seek a ban on elephant hunting trophies passing through Hong Kong and expand prohibition to pre-1989 stocks of ivory

Topic |   Ivory trade in Hong Kong and China
Seized ivory tusks on display at a Hong Kong Customs press conference. Photo: AFP Seized ivory tusks on display at a Hong Kong Customs press conference. Photo: AFP
Seized ivory tusks on display at a Hong Kong Customs press conference. Photo: AFP
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