Customs: EU-wide annual report 2015

More than 40 million articles detained

The European customs authorities have detained more than 40 million articles in 2015, which is an increase of 15 percent to 2014. The numbers are evaluated for the whole Union and presented in an annual report.

According to that, cigarettes (27 %) are the number 1 of counterfeit goods, followed by "other goods" (10 %) and toys. For the first time, the category of labels, tags and stickers (8 %) is under the top 5, before foodstuff (7 %). The countries of origin are led by China, but e.g. Mexico, Montenegro, India and Turkey are also mentioned in the report.

For more information, please read the press release of the EU Commission. The full report can be found here.

Links zum Thema

EU-Kommission: Pressemeldung Zoll 2015
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3132_de.htm

Report on EU customs enforcement of IPR 2015 (Englisch)
https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/sites/taxation/files/2016_ipr_statistics.pdf

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