Experts in China estimate that up to 70 percent of Chateau Lafite Rothschild Red Wine sold in China are counterfeit bottles.
According to a study by a supply chain management consultancy, the number of suppliers to the United States Government that are considered “high-risk” has increased by 63 percent over a ten year period.
According to a research report by Yankee Group, app piracy causes developers to lose between 20 to 50 percent. The sale of apps for mobile devices is expected to generate $10.1 Billion in 2012.
Up to 40 million prescriptions in the United States are filled with counterfeit drugs each year, according to a white paper by Create.org.
In 2011, the city of New Orleans had the most counterfeit NFL products seized during the year with over 7,100 counterfeit items. The value of the fake goods was worth over $1 Million.
According to media reports, a pirated copy of Microsoft Office Software is available for purchase on the streets of Bangkok, Thailand for about $9.70 (300 Thai Baht). A legitimate version of Microsoft Office would cost $200.
In 2010, up to $1.4 Billion (1.1 Billion Euros) worth of counterfeit foods were sold in Italy, according to a think-tank based in the country. Counterfeited items included fake Parmesan cheese and spaghetti.
From 2011 to October 2012, authorities in the United Arab Emirates has seized over 2 million counterfeit HP supplies in the country.
Drug maker Pfizer found 20 counterfeit versions of their drugs in 81 countries in January 2009.
According to the sole license holder of underwear brand Jockey in South Africa, the company lost $2.2 Million (20 Million South African Rand) in sales to counterfeit underwear between 2007 and 2012.