Chinese citizen purchases MiG-21f fighter jet on eBay

A Chinese businessman has created a quandary for the Chinese government after buying a MiG-21f jet fighter on eBay.

Zhang Cheng splashed out $24,730 for the fully working MiG 21 and wants to install it as decoration in an empty space at his offices. The problem for Beijing is whether or not it is an arms shipment, in which case it will probably be acceptable, a potential terrorist weapon, which would be banned, or a luxury good, in which case it will be taxed.

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