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Smuggling of Faked Goods

Published måndag 17 september 2007 kl 12.41
Fake Louis Vuitton bag

Smuggling of counterfeit goods to Sweden continues to flourish, with Swedish Customs reporting a ten-fold rise in smuggling in the past five years.

In 2001 customs authorities made 58 seizures targetting pirated products.

Last year that figure jumped to 661, and the trend is expected to continue this year.

Critics say the often quick and considerable rewards from making pirate copies of goods,coupled with short jail terms for those convicted handling such products in Sweden, makes pirating an attractive activity for organised gangs and individuals alike.

Clothes and shoes are the most popular items for counterfeiters, with some 80 percent of seizures made by customs being textiles. Much of the product is sent in small quantities to Sweden by post.

Counterfeiters based in China account for over 80 percent of pirated goods that make their way to Sweden.

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