The greatest financial losses from the manufacturers of fakes have suffered USA.
According to a study by the organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD) on trade in counterfeit and fake devices implemented every fifth smartphone in the world is fake.
The OECD notes that among the fake goods often meet charger, memory cards and adapters, laptops, tablets, remote controls and much more. The main source of fake equipment is considered to be China.
According to experts, the greatest financial losses from the manufacturers of fakes have suffered United States of America.
The report also notes that counterfeit goods pose a threat not only to the security of personal data, but also to the health of users. In addition, the implementation of the fake equipment is not the best way affects the company profits and the reputation of the brands. According to published data, in 2013 on the fake devices accounted for about 6.5% of all world trade. This figure exceeded the figure of fake equipment recorded in 2016 is 2.5%.
Statistics is that about 43% of seized counterfeit goods violated intellectual property rights of American manufacturers. Behind them is the Finnish company – about 25%, and third place went to Japanese manufacturers – 12%.
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