While Malaysia is a well-known transit country for large quantities of illegal ivory, it has also emerged as a consolidation and re-packaging point for ivory consignments. Malaysia has been a country of primary concern since the NIAP process was initiated and has failed to demonstrate sufficient progress; trade suspensions must be considered under CITES if Malaysia fails to enhance risk-profiling and intelligence-led investigations resulting in prosecutions and anti-corruption efforts.

Number of small-scale seizures in-country since 2010
Number of large-scale seizures in-country since 2010
Number of seizures outside the country since 2010 to which it has been linked

Is there a need to revise the existing NIAP or develop a new one? ‘YES