Counterfeit antiquities could make up to 95 percent of all antiquities available for sale on eBay.
Out of the 32,000 items of stolen art listed on the global database maintained by INTERPOL, 516 items were stolen from Canadian collections.
The Times of India has reported that ” According to intelligence reports, antique smuggling is estimated to be around $10 billion worldwide.” Other published reports has stated that the size of the smuggled art and antique market to be between $5 to $8 billion.
The value of the artwork that was stolen from museums and private collections worldwide.
Number of Buddhist antiques that were smuggled out of India in 2006.
Estimated number of smuggled artifacts and antiques that are smuggled out of China each year that end up on the art market.
The recovery rate of stolen artwork by security officials worldwide.