Online and Offline Sales of Counterfeit Dangerous Goods in the European Union
Source: OECD/EUIPO. “Dangerous Fakes: Trade in Counterfeit Goods that Pose Health, Safety and Environmental Risks,” Illicit Trade (Paris: OECD Publishing, 2022)
Topic: Illegal Products
Reference year: 2017-2019
Geographical area: Global
Method: Data collection
Link to original document: doi.org
The chart presents the distribution of online and offline sales of dangerous counterfeit products in EU in the period 2017-2019, based on the OECD and the European Union Intellectual Property Office report "Dangerous Fakes: Trade in Counterfeit Goods that Pose Health, Safety and Environmental Risks," published in March 2022. The report shows that while online sales represented 60% of global seizures of dangerous products destined to the EU, when it come to seized value, it amounts to only 11% of global seized value. European Union refers to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.