Southeast Asia | Vietnam’s illegal ivory market 'continues to thrive'

Vietnam’s illegal ivory market ‘continues to thrive’

Surveys show illegal trade is thriving with more than 10,000 ivory items on sale in retail outlets and online

January 5, 2019 2:08 PM (UTC+8)
Cambodian officials look at ivory seized from a shipping container at the Phnom Penh port. Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of elephant tusks hidden in a storage container sent from Mozambique on December 16, the country's largest ivory bust. Experts say it was bound for Vietnam. Photo: AFP/Ban Chork
Cambodian officials look at ivory seized from a shipping container at the Phnom Penh port. Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of elephant tusks hidden in a storage container sent from Mozambique on December 16, the country's largest ivory bust. Experts say it was bound for Vietnam. Photo: AFP/Ban Chork
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