This position paper was prepared by members of the Hong Kong Wildlife Trade Working Group (HKWTWG), an informal alliance of stakeholders with interests in the legal and illegal animal trade.  It has been compiled in response to the increasing trade in live exotic animals in the Territory, many of which are threatened with extinction; and the need for regulatory enhancements to better manage environmental, animal/public health and animal welfare concerns.  The paper outlines Hong Kong’s position as a major importer of exotic animals, the causes for concern and potential means of addressing these.

Any modest contributions for my time and ongoing expenses are welcomed! 

At Buy me a Coffee single contributions start as low as $3, at

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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: