This study provides an in-depth exploration of a series of factors that can explain a country’s propensity to export fake goods. The analysis explores the role and interplay of macroeconomic factors, governance variables, and the presence of Free Trade Zones, logistics facilities and trade facilitation. In addition, it analyses the role corrruption and enforcement of IP play in facilitating trade in counterfeit products, and provides data on these links. https://read.oecd-ilibrary.org/governance/why-do-countries-export-fakes_9789264302464-en#page1
The Observatory’s research programme generates evidence on the economic and commercial use of Intellectual Property and the opportunities and threats posed to the value and integrity of these innovative assets.
This plan sets out the government’s strategy for tackling intellectual property infringement for the next four years.
The European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have carried out a study on global trade in counterfeit and pirated products, analysing the impact on the economy, and the share of international trade affected by the phenomenon In particular, the main goal of this study is to assess quantitatively the value, scope and trends of trade in counterfeit and pirated tangible products.