Chinese customs confiscated 7.1 million goods for violating intellectual property rights in H1

Date: 09:34, 27-07-2018.

Beijing. Jul 27. Silkroadnews - According to the official data, in the first half of this year, the Chinese customs confiscated 7.1 million goods on suspicion of violating intellectual property rights, Xinhua reports.
Data by the General Administration of Customs (GAC) shows, for the trademark infringement, the customs confiscated about 6.9 million items of goods, protecting the trademarks of 2,200 domestic and foreign enterprises.
Chinese customs officers also worked with their Russian counterparts from March to June to prevent violations of intellectual property rights of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, during which more than 500,000 items have been confiscated.
Chinese customs plan to continue their efforts to suppress violations of intellectual property rights and impose more severe penalties for enterprises violating the law, said Zhang Guangzhi, representative of the GAC.

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