Singapore among top six countries linked to smuggling of pangolin scales

  • Nation
  • Monday, 10 Feb 2020

PETALING JAYA: Singapore is among the top six countries and territories found to be disproportionately linked to 94% or 193 tonnes of the 206.4 tonnes of seized pangolin scales between 2016 and 2019, a new report found.

The report by the Wildlife Justice Commission (WJC) said detection rates – the proportion of seizures in the country compared to shipments – in Singapore, which has one of the world's busiest ports, were 33.3%.

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