A pair of counterfeit Air Jordan shoes sells for $13 in a Shanghai market.
Shoe maker New Balance spends $1 Million a year to battle counterfeit copies of its shoe.
According to BusinessWeek Magazine, the annual estimated losses to the shoe industry from counterfeits is $12 billion. Fake shoes are also the most counterfeited product entering the United States.
Counterfeit shoes accounted for 41 percent of all seizures made in Fiscal Year 2006 by United States Immigration and Custom Agents.