Movie piracy of Bollywood films in the United States causes losses of about $1 Billion to the India film industry.
Piracy in Russia in 2007 caused losses in excess of $1.4 Billion for US copyright industries, such as movies, music and books.
Book piracy, movie piracy, software piracy and music piracy caused a total loss of $156 Million in Pakistan in 2007.
According to a news release by the United States Postal Inspection Service, ” The U.S. Postal Service issued 188 million postal orders in the fiscal year ending September 2004, during which approximately 3,700 counterfeit postal money orders were cashed. That works out to about one counterfeit for every 53,000 issued, and losses were calculated at less than $3.7 million.”
The piracy rate for software, music, and movies in Vietnam is estimated to be as high as 92 percent.
Counterfeit beverages account for up to 70 to 80 percent of all beverages sold in Vietnam.
A pirated software copy of Windows is sold in Vietnam for 50 cents.
Piracy in the United States causes $2.3 Billion in losses to copyright holders.
More than 14,000 counterfeit goods valued at over $155 Million was seized by US Customs in FY 2006.
Music piracy in the United Kingdom causes losses of 165 Million GBP to the recording industry, according to the British Phonographic Industry (BPI),