Top Countries in the EU Where Fake Toys Were Seized in 2011

In 2011, criminal justice agencies in the European Union seized 2.1 million counterfeit toys.  According to a breakdown by Toy News, five countries in the EU accounted for 57 percent of those seizures.

Top five EU member states where fake toys were seized in 2011:

1. Romania:  319,174 counterfeit toys seized.

2. Germany:  308,506 counterfeit toys seized.

3. France:  212,273 counterfeit toys seized.

4. Spain:  193,149 counterfeit toys seized.

5.  Bulgaria:  181,838 counterfeit toys seized.

Source:  Dominic Sacco, “Romania is counterfeit toy capital of Europe,” Toy News, April 18, 2013.