Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world, by both area and population. It is also the poorest. With modest resources and under-protected borders, it is attractive to counterfeiters. However, counterfeit goods are not produced to a significant degree in Africa; they are primarily manufactured in Asia, particularly China. Counterfeit products sold in Africa include household consumer goods, electronic goods, spare parts and pharmaceuticals.


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