Seizures of Fake Toys by European Customs in 2011

in Counterfeit Goods

Customs Officials across Europe seized 2.1 million fake toys in 2011. The number of counterfeits seized was 68 percent less than the 6.7 million counterfeit toys seized EU borders in 2010.

42,967 of the toys were seized in the United Kingdom.

87 percent of the seized toys originated from China, followed by 10 percent from Hong Kong and 0.64 percent from Singapore.

Source:  Dominic Sacco, “Customs seize fewer fake toys,” Toy News, March 18, 2013.

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