This report allows an overarching view of the overall detentions of fake products in 2019 as reported by EU Member States.
In the executive summary EUIPO writes:
- “Approximately 72 million fake items were detained in the EU in 2019. This implies a reduction of almost 21 % in the number of items reported as detained, compared to 2018 (91 million items). Almost 56 % of those items were detained in the EU internal market, and the rest at the EU border.
- Despite the large reduction in the number of fake items detained in the EU, their estimated value, amounting to some EUR 2.4 billion, represents almost no decrease compared to the previous year….”
Read the executive summary here.
Read the full report here.