Customs displays wood seized from one raid this year. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong authorities seize more than 230 tonnes of endangered wood this year – five times that of last year’s total

  • Rising demand for high-end furniture in housing developments across mainland cities in region contributing to black market
  • Items comprise rosewood and red sandalwood, valued at almost HK$23 million
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Customs displays wood seized from one raid this year. Photo: Handout
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