Eight men and one woman from mainland China were arrested with HK$160,000-worth tax-free goods on Thursday in a police operation to crack down parallel trading in Tin Shui Wai, a town close to a cross-border bridge connecting the northwest New Territories with Shenzhen. Picture shows the goods confiscated by police. 18JAN19. Handout

Nine parallel traders arrested with HK$160,000 worth of goods near mainland Chinese border in Hong Kong

  • Police noticed parallel traders had switched method by gathering and sorting goods in Tin Shui Wai before leaving for Shenzhen Bay Port
  • Parallel trading causes traffic congestion, public hygiene issues and nuisance, police say
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Eight men and one woman from mainland China were arrested with HK$160,000-worth tax-free goods on Thursday in a police operation to crack down parallel trading in Tin Shui Wai, a town close to a cross-border bridge connecting the northwest New Territories with Shenzhen. Picture shows the goods confiscated by police. 18JAN19. Handout
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