Trade in Counterfeit Goods and Free Trade Zones Evidence from Recent Trends

This study examines the potential for the misuse of Free Trade Zones (FTZs) for trade in counterfeit and pirated goods. It presents the evolution of the FTZs and the international legal framework in which they operate, the reasons for establishing such zones and the benefits they offer businesses, a...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, European Union Intellectual Property Office
Format: eBook
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2018
Series:Illicit Trade
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Conclusion
  • FTZs and trade in fakes: Empirical evidence
  • Evolution of Free Trade Zones
  • Abbreviations
  • Foreword
  • Additional tables
  • The institutional framework to combat illicit trade activities in FTZs
  • Benefits and costs of zones for host economies and business
  • Executive Summary