Report: Malaysia is world's second-largest importer of shark fin

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019

A file picture of shark fins seen at the Semporna jetty in Sabah in April 2017.

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is the second-largest importer of shark fin, according to a report by wildlife trade organisation Traffic.

In the report entitled "An Overview of Major Shark Traders, Catchers, and Species", the NGO on wildlife trade said between 2000 and 2016, Malaysia imported an average of 2,556 tonnes of shark fin per year.

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