Notorious markets: where to police

By Say Sujintaya and Carlos Dávila-Peniche

In the second of a two-part series, we profile markets which were omitted from the Office of the US Trade Representative’s Notorious Markets List, but which brand owners should have on their radars. This issue, we turn our attention to Asia and Africa

Government authorities throughout Asia-Pacific are making a concerted effort to crack down on the sale, import and export of counterfeit goods. As a result of better oversight and a more proactive approach, sellers and distributors throughout the region appear to have become much more careful about displaying illegal goods. However, the market is adapting in response to these changes and the same sellers and distributors are now increasingly shifting their illegal business online.

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