In the first 7 months of 2013, police in China conducted over 19,000 anti-counterfeiting cases throughout the country. The Ministry of Public Security reported that the counterfeit products seized and destroyed by the Chinese security service included:
- Over 5,000 tonnes of counterfeit food and beverages.
- Two billion counterfeit drugs and tablets.
- Over 3,100 tonnes of counterfeit pesticides, fertilisers and agricultural seeds.
- Over 53 million fake personal care products, machinery and counterfeit electrical products.
Source: “China police crack down on counterfeit goods,” Channel News Asia, August 10, 2013.