China’s Ivory Market after the Ivory Trade Ban in 2018 from TRAFFIC
September 27, 2018
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This report provides the first analysis of trends in supply and demand for ivory products in China’s markets since the new legislative changes. Compared to a similar 2017 report, the number of stores with ivory for sale decreased by 30% and more than half the ivory products found for sale were concentrated in five provincial cities. Online illegal ivory trade appears to also be declining.