CHINA'S IVORY BAN SPARKS DRAMATIC DROP IN PRICES ACROSS ASIA

PRICES OF RAW IVORY IN VIETNAM HAVE FALLEN, WHICH TRADERS ARE LINKING TO CHINA'S ANNOUNCEMENT OF ITS DOMESTIC IVORY BAN, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH

CHINA'S IVORY BAN SPARKS DRAMATIC DROP IN PRICES ACROSS ASIA

Because these guys can buy more ivory for the same amount of money as before.
Other countries have been taking similarly positive action on ivory, although the UK lags behind.
Oversupply could cause the decline in prices, according to Stiles, who suggests there is now so much raw ivory that most people are "not willing to pay higher prices".

The price of raw ivory in Asia has fallen dramatically since the Chinese government announced plans to ban its domestic legal ivory trade, according to new research seen by the Guardian. Poaching, however, is not dropping in...

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