Blood jades: The dark side of Myanmar's trade with China

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Blood jades: The dark side of Myanmar's trade with China

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The jade trade between Myanmar and China is worth an estimated US$30 billion a year - about half of Myanmar’s GDP. But jade mining is a bloodstained business built on drug addiction, slave labour and massive environmental destruction. Who should be responsible for the dark side of jade?

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