Criteria met: High volume (globally threatened), sharp increase
Principal trade term to the EU: live
Principal source: captive-bred
Top EU importer: Germany
Top Trading Partner: China
CITES Appendix: III
IUCN Status: Endangered
EU imports in 2011 comprised 16 105 live animals, of which 81% were captive bred and the remainder were reported without a source specified. Over 99% of imports were imported directly by the EU from China. Live imports doubled between 2010 and 2011, reaching the highest level of imports of this species over the ten year period. No wild-sourced imports have been reported since 2005.