Over 170 tonnes of illegally transported tobacco seized in YunnanChristian Fernsby ▼ | November 13, 2019
Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province detained four suspects and seized over 170 tonnes of illegally transported tobacco worth over 6 million yuan (about 854,896 U.S. dollars) in seven cases.
China Yunnan is one of the major tobacco production areas in China
Topics: Tobacco Yunnan
The police then found a warehouse suspected of illegal tobacco trade in the city of Wenshan. Further investigation into the case is underway.
Yunnan is one of the major tobacco production areas in China.
Private trading and transportation of tobacco is prohibited in China. Anyone who sells tobacco without permission shall be subject to criminal punishment in accordance with China's law. ■