Baby-milk smuggling flourishes in China

Ban on baby milk from New Zealand has boosted illegal milk trade from Hong Kong to mainland China.

Last Modified: 06 Aug 2013 17:53
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Following China's ban on baby milk from New Zealand, there has been a rise in demand for foreign products.

There is still distrust of domestic brands after the tainted baby-milk scandal of 2008.

And there is now a flourishing trade in smuggling milk from Hong Kong to the mainland.

Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong.


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