Seizures of Fake Cigarettes in China in 2006

Police in China seized 9.07 billion counterfeit cigarettes in 2006.

6,334 people were arrested for selling counterfeit cigarettes, with 2,313 prosecuted.

(Losses to counterfeit goods by market.)

Source: Xinhua, “China seizes nine billion counterfeit brand cigarettes in 2006,” People’s Daily Online, January 11, 2007.

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