The steepest decline in Hong Kong’s shark fin imports was recorded between 2011 and 2012 after major corporations and hotels pledged to go ‘fin-free’ or provide alternative menus. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong shark fin imports ‘halved since 2007’, thanks to tighter regulations and shipping bans

Two-fifths of global shark fin stocks pass through the city to other destination markets, and falling numbers show a ‘promising’ trend, green group says

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The steepest decline in Hong Kong’s shark fin imports was recorded between 2011 and 2012 after major corporations and hotels pledged to go ‘fin-free’ or provide alternative menus. Photo: Sam Tsang
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