Thousands of tonnes of meat have been seized by Hong Kong customs since the turn of the year. Photo: Edmond SoThousands of tonnes of meat have been seized by Hong Kong customs since the turn of the year. Photo: Edmond So
Thousands of tonnes of meat have been seized by Hong Kong customs since the turn of the year. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong customs seizes 2,500 tonnes of meat bound for mainland China so far this year, more than in previous 11 years combined

  • Smuggling gangs lured by profits of HK$20,000 per tonne to illegally move the frozen food by sea into Guangdong province
  • Busts by weight in the first six months of this year alone were 40 per cent up on the entire 11-year period to 2019
Topic |   Crime
Thousands of tonnes of meat have been seized by Hong Kong customs since the turn of the year. Photo: Edmond SoThousands of tonnes of meat have been seized by Hong Kong customs since the turn of the year. Photo: Edmond So
Thousands of tonnes of meat have been seized by Hong Kong customs since the turn of the year. Photo: Edmond So
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