Mined in Yakutia, mammoth tusks are planning to sell through e-auction

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Korobeynikova in fotoracconti mammoth. Archival photoMined in Yakutia, mammoth tusks are planning to sell through e-auction© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Korobeinikova to the photobank

The tusks of mammoths, produced in Yakutia, will be sold through electronic auction, the project plans to present at the WEF in Vladivostok, the press service of the head and government of the Republic.

The need for the establishment of an electronic platform, which will be sold mammoth tusks, said the acting Prime Minister of Yakutia Vladimir Solodov during a working meeting on processing and marketing of paleontological materials of the mammoth fauna.

The Prime Minister drew special attention to the acceleration of development Road map concept development for the collection, study, use, processing and sale of paleontological materials mammoth fauna. Implementation of the project, according to the Prime Minister, will allow to create a legal mechanism to export mammoth raw materials. Interest in buying mammoth ivory shows a number of Chinese companies with carving centers.

«In Yakutia it is necessary to create platforms in the form of electronic auction, which will be sold mammoth tusks. It must be done in the shortest possible time to present these opportunities at the Eastern economic forum (WEF), which will be held in Vladivostok in early September,» added the regional authorities.

To resolve the processes of circulation of the remnants of mammoth fauna in the Republic in 2017, was developed a draft concept of development of the collection, study, use, processing and sale of paleontological materials. The document is now under discussion and negotiation.

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