Risk governance

Trends in Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods

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Published on March 18, 2019

This study examines the value, scope and trends of trade in counterfeit and pirated goods. First, it presents the overall scale of this trade and discusses which parts of the economy are particularly at risk. Next, it looks at the main economies of origin of fakes in global trade. Finally, it analyses recent trends in terms of changing modes of shipment and the evolution of trade flows.


Executive summary
Counterfeiting – The current landscape
How to update the picture?
Trade in counterfeit goods at first glance
Trade in fakes – The current picture
The European Union case study
Annexes2 chapters available
Methodological notes
Additional Tables
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