Date : 18/03/2019 – Source : Office de l’Union européenne pour la propriété intellectuelle (EUIPO) – Lien
The EUIPO and the OECD have updated the report published in 2016 based on data on customs seizures and international trade to quantify the value, scope and magnitude of global trade in counterfeit goods.
The results show that the problem of fakes in world trade has become more serious — counterfeit goods are now estimated to account for as much as 3.3 % of world trade (compared to 2.5 % in the earlier study). From an EU perspective, 6.8 % of imports from the rest of the world consist of fakes, up from 5 % in the earlier study. This corresponds to EUR 121 billion per year. […]
Full report available online.