Counterfeit Seizures in Japan

in Counterfeit Goods

For the time period of January to June 2007, the National Police Agency in Japan seized 331,136 counterfeit items, a record for a six month period.  The total figure seized is already higher then the total number of seizures in all of 2006.

45.7 percent of the counterfeit goods were from China.

Source: Kyodo News, “Fake brand seizures hit new half-year high,” Japan Times, August 24, 2007.

 

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