Tag Archives: counterfeit

Analysis

Seven percent of world trade counterfeit

3 Sep 2015

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The rapid growth of world trade led by globalisation, shop coupled with the reduction of barriers to financial and merchandise flows, has certainly opened opportunities for counterfeit products.
The sheer volume of imports in many countries makes it a challenging task for customs services to ban phony products. According to the World Customs Organisation, 7% [...]

Corporate

UN campaign targets counterfeit goods

28 Jan 2014

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

The trade body representing the global hologram industry has welcomed a new United Nations campaign aimed at tackling the problem of counterfeit goods.
The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) says that the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) ?Counterfeit: Don?t buy into organised crime? initiative will boost awareness but is again taking the opportunity [...]

Analysis

EU report confirms toy counterfeiting is not child’s play

20 Aug 2013

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

New statistics revealing the impact of counterfeit toys on the EU have highlighted the threat posed to children’s safety by unscrupulous criminals, says the trade body representing the global hologram industry.
 
That’s the message from the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), which is urging manufacturers to review and, if necessary, redouble their brand protection and authentication [...]

Environment

Interpol finds USD133m in counterfeit products

29 Jul 2013

fake coca cola

A worldwide operation by Interpol over two months in May and June of this year seized 24m pieces of fake goods worth USD133m.  This resulted in the arrest of six thousand people, online half of which were in Turkey.
 
Police in Turkey seized nearly 12m packets of smuggled cigarettes whilst in China nearly 7m shavers [...]

Analysis

Counterfeit goods haemorrhaging out of China

22 Apr 2013

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

The trade body representing the global hologram industry is urging organisations to review and if necessary redouble their brand protection and authentication strategies to stem the ?haemorrhage? of counterfeit goods flowing out of China.
 
That?s the stark message from the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) which was commenting on a new UN report that says a [...]

Analysis

International standard may give some protection against counterfeits

21 Jan 2013

Ian Lancaster, IHMA

There will be significant developments in 2013 as producers get to grips with ISO 12931, doctor stuff cialis the first international standard to provide guidance on protecting products from counterfeits, site and predicts the trade body representing the global hologram industry.
Ian Lancaster, the general secretary of the International Hologram Manufacturers [...]

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