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Analysts: ITC poised to tackle pandemic-fueled rise of online counterfeit sales

February 23, 2021 at 12:29 PM
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a rise in the sale of counterfeit goods on the internet, sparking concern among businesses and setting up the U.S. International Trade Commission for an increasingly pivotal role, trade analysts tell Inside U.S. Trade . The pandemic has “added fuel to the flames and e-commerce has just exploded,” said Crowell & Moring counsel Preetha Chakrabarti, noting that with it, the sale of counterfeit goods has ramped up dramatically. “You can’t underestimate the exponential rise...

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