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Human Trafficking: Even in 2015, human bodies are still being transported and sold on the black market. According to the International Labour Organization, 20 million people are trafficked for labor purposes.
Drugs: Research conducted by the UN found that cocaine and opiates (particularly heroin) drove the most business within the international illegal drug trade. The Center for Research on Globalization estimates that the market for cocaine is about $88 billion per year and $65 billion for opiates.
Arms: Weapons are an especially lucrative illegal trade. Figures for how much money is generated from illegal missile, ammunition, and firearm sales, but it's at least $60 billion per year, according to the Federation of American Scientists.
Exotic Animals: The illegal shipment of animals is quite prevalent today, particularly in China, Mexico, the Caribbean, Indonesia, and certain parts of Africa. Reports estimate that the exotic animal trade is a $10 billion industry.
Wildlife trade: what is it? (traffic.org)
"Wildlife trade is any sale or exchange of wild animal and plant resources by people."
Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis, Ecstasy: How Big is the Global Drug Trade (globalresearch.ca)
"How big is the drug trade?"
The Illicit Arms Trade in Africa (fas.org)
"In Africa and elsewhere, the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons is opaque, amorphous and dynamic."
Human Trafficking Is Still Globe's Fastest-Growing Crime Despite Increased Awareness (huffingtonpost.com)
"Federal officials may be paying closer attention to the dangers of human trafficking, but the crime remains an ever-growing illegal activity around the globe."