Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung Customs Seizes Smuggled Red Sandalwood Timber

Hong Kong Customs announced Thursday [21 September 2017] that it had seized about 12,370 kilograms of suspected red sandalwood from a container at the Kwai Chung Customhouse Cargo Examination Compound…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2017 Key Point The shipment of red sandalwood, valued at USD 8.7 million, arrived in Hong Kong from Malaysia. ChinaAg Comments In

Tianjin Customs Seizes Smuggled Beverages Illegally Imported from the USA, Mexico, Russia, and the EU

Tianjin Customs in north China announced on Wednesday [5 July 2017] that it has smashed a smuggling case involving some 5 million liters of wine, beers and mineral water. It was estimated that the drinks involved were worth nearly 500 million yuan(about 74 million U.S. dollars)…Full Article: Xinhua July 2017 Key Point Tianjin Customs agents

Chinese Company Under Suspicion of Illegal Logging in Namibia’s Zambezi Region

The company cutting down protected trees in the Zambezi region to pave the way for a Green Scheme project was not given the green light by the environment ministry to clear that particular portion of the farm. Although the environment ministry’s spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda, confirmed that a clearance certificate was awarded, he said that was

Customs Officials in Guangdong Province Seize Smuggled Red Wine

Customs authorities in south China’s Guangdong Province announced Wednesday they have arrested 29 suspects in a crackdown on red wine smuggling…Full Article: Xinhua June 2017 Key Points Huangpu Customs (Guangzhou) seized 490 MTs of smuggled of wine. The smugglers were active in the Guangdong cities of Zhuhai, Dongguan, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen. In March 2017, Huangpu

Law Enforcement Officials in Shenzhen Seize 630 MTs of Smuggled Meat Products from Shipping Vessel

A total of 630 tonnes of frozen chicken feet, chicken wings, pig feet and pork were seized by border police in Shenzhen in south China’s Guangdong Province, said local authorities on Tuesday [11 April 2017]…Full Article: Xinhua Apr 2017 Key Point The smuggled frozen meat was being stored in 24 refrigerators and was valued at

Police in Mianyang, Sichuan Province, Arrest Individual Who Sold Meat from Wild Animals to Local Restaurants

Forest police in Mianyang, Sichuan province, have seized a suspect in connection with the storage and trading of nearly two metric tons of meat from wild and endangered animals, such as black bears, pangolins and owls…Full Article: China.org.cn Jan 2017 Key Point During the summer of 2015, Sichuan Province’s forest police/bureau in Mianyang were alerted