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Singapore | Government to ban ivory trade starting in 2021; move will close down important market

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will ban the domestic trade in ivory from September 2021, the government said on Monday, shutting the door to an important end-market for poached elephant ivory.

Demand for ivory from Asian countries such as China and Vietnam, where it is turned into jewels and ornaments, has led to a surge in poaching across Africa.

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