CORRUPTION IN FREE TRADE AND SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES AS AN ENABLER FOR ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE

A report from the WWF and its partners says that FTZ/SEZ can serve as facilitators for illicit trade, by offering an additional layer of opaqueness, complexity, and inadequate controls in which illegal economies can flourish.  The report uses 3 case studies, in Laos, Spain and China.

https://www.worldwildlife.org/pages/tnrc-topic-brief-open-secrets-corruption-in-free-trade-and-special-economic-zones-as-an-enabler-for-illegal-wildlife-trade

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https://www.buymeacoffee.com/KoIvM842y

NOTE THAT THE ABOVE LINK IS NOW CORRECTED AND WORKS!

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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