Investigations by Hong Kong authorities into suspected breaches of United Nations sanctions have multiplied by 14 in recent years, from 13 cases in 2014 to 181 last year. Photo: Edward Wong

Huge increase in investigations by Hong Kong authorities into suspected breaches of UN sanctions in last five years

  • Police and customs investigated 14 cases between them in 2014 – and 182 last year
  • Undersecretary for Commerce Bernard Chan says no cases resulted in charges as government deregistered suspect companies or denied suspicious ships entry
Topic |   North Korea sanctions

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Investigations by Hong Kong authorities into suspected breaches of United Nations sanctions have multiplied by 14 in recent years, from 13 cases in 2014 to 181 last year. Photo: Edward Wong
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