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Monthly Archive:: November 2011

A million Chinese employed to crack down on fake goods

Cheap fake goods from China will soon be wiped out, the head of Chinese international trade said in Perth yesterday.

In a sign of the Chinese Government’s intention to crack down on the black market, there were about 1 million people employed to remove fake goods from Chinese streets, according to the vice-chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Wang Jinzhen.

China is arguably the counterfeit capital of the world, attracting much criticism from high-profile designers and entrepreneurs for the proliferation of replica items as vast as t-shirts, CDs and DVDs, handbags and jewellery.

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