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M’sia 2nd largest importer of shark fins in the world - report

Darshini Kandasamy

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Modified 13 Feb 2020, 9:17 am

Malaysia is becoming “a more significant player” in the global shark fin trade as the second-largest importer in the world, according to world wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic.

In fact, Malaysiakini learnt that the country’s import of the controversial product increased by more than 2,800 metric tonnes (mt) in just over a decade ending 2016...

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