According to police in Paris, there are between 300 to 400 vendors in Paris who sell trinkets to tourists around…
In 2011, criminal justice agencies in the European Union seized 2.1 million counterfeit toys. According to a breakdown by Toy…
Customs Officials across Europe seized 2.1 million fake toys in 2011. The number of counterfeits seized was 68 percent less…
The Anti-Counterfeiting Group estimates that counterfeit toys makes up to 12 percent of all toy sales in the United Kingdom.
$34 Billion (24 Billion Euros) worth of counterfeit toys was seized at the external borders of the European Union in 2010. Counterfeit toys consisted of 7 percent of all counterfeit goods seized by EU authorities in 2010. 98 percent of the fake toys seized originated from China.
Counterfeit toys from China made up 3 percent of all seizures in Fiscal Year 2010 by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. The value of the seized toys from China was $3,727,856.
Counterfeit toys in Mexico causes losses between $700,000 to $1.4 Million (500,000 to 1 Million Euros) a year.
One in ten toys in Europe could be counterfeit, according to the Toy Industries of Europe.
Counterfeit toy seizures in the European Union increased by 98 percent in 2007 from the year before.
According to the Toy Industries of Europe, toy makers in Europe lose $2.1 Billion (1.5 Billion Euros) each year to counterfeit toys.