Seized pangolin scales © TRAFFIC

Pangolin trade in China

Seized pangolin scales © TRAFFIC


Published 20 September 2016


Widespread evidence of ongoing illegal pangolin trade in China

Beijing, China, 20th September 2016—A rapid survey of physical and online markets has found widespread evidence of ongoing illegal trade in pangolin scales but an apparently reduced market for pangolin meat in China. 

An overview of pangolin trade in China

Report author(s):
Ling Xu, Jing Guan, Wilson Lau and Yu Xiao

Publication date:
September 2016