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File photo of laid out ivory tusks © TRAFFIC

Demand under the Ban China's post-ban ivory consumption

File photo of laid out ivory tusks © TRAFFIC


Published 27th September 2018

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Game-changing ban takes effect but further efforts needed to ensure long-term gains

Beijing, China, 27th September 2018—Three newly released reports paint a complex picture of China’s ivory market post ban; with sales "on the street" slowing, the same cannot be said for overseas travellers and auction houses. 

Three newly released reports examine China’s ivory market post-ban

Report author(s):
Globescan, Hsun-Wen Chou, Yu Xiao

Publication date:
September 2018


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