During the months of January 2012 to May 2012, authorities in Dubai confiscated 30,000 counterfeit auto parts in the country. According to a study by the Brand Owners Protection Group, counterfeit auto parts account for almost 70 percent of all fake goods in the United Arab Emirates.
The sales of counterfeit products in Indonesia causes tax losses of up to $4.8 Billion (43.2 Trillion Indonesian Rupiahs) in 2010.
According to a auto parts supplier, up to half of all deaths caused by automobile accidents in Saudi Arabia are caused by the use of counterfeit auto parts. The parts are generally 20 to 30 percent cheaper to buy when compared to legitimate auto parts.
IP enforcement officials estimate that between 20 to 25 percent of the auto parts supply market in the United Arab Emirates is made up of counterfeit parts. The counterfeit auto parts originate from China, Taiwan, Turkey, Korea and Malaysia and are smuggled and imported into the country.
Between 5 to 10 percent of all spare auto parts in France are counterfeit.
Counterfeit auto parts in India causes losses of $1.9 Billion (87 Billion Indian Rupees) a year. In 2009, counterfeit auto parts in the country led to 25,400 deaths and over 93,000 injuries.
Counterfeit auto parts in China is estimated to hit $45 Billion in sales in 2011.
Car maker Toyota conducted 250 anti-counterfeiting raids across the world in 2009 that resulted in 1.1 Million counterfeit auto parts being seized by authorities.
Counterfeit Auto Parts in Saudi Arabia is estimated to worth $3.4 Billion (13 Billion Riyal). Half of all auto accidents that lead to deaths in Saudi Arabia in 2007 was caused by counterfeit auto parts.
Counterfeit auto parts were found in 56 percent of all vehicles in China.