Distribution of Detentions Related to Online Sales Between Product Categories in European Union, by Value of Seized Articles, 2017-2019
Source: OECD/EUIPO. Misuse of E-Commerce for Trade in Counterfeits, in Illicit Trade (Paris: OECD Publishing, 2021)
Topic: Illegal Products
Reference year: 2017-2019
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Data collection
Link to original document: www.oecd-ilibrary.org
This chart shows the distribution of the share of value of seized products related to online transactions within each product category, in the European Union over the period 2017-2019, based on the results of the OECD/EUIPO report "Misuse of E-Commerce for Trade in Counterfeits," published in October 2021. The results show that for three product categories: vehicles parts, pharmaceutical products and watches the value of seized counterfeit products purchased online exceeded 20% of value of all products seized within their respective categories.