Forwarders must protect themselves from the risk of shipping counterfeit goods, trade in which is forecast to increase.
The business of fakes is expected to get a boost from the next round of tariffs on $200bn-worth of Chinese goods, including handbags, leather and silk.
“A tariff on a genuine bag is a subsidy for a fake,” Susan Scafidi, a New York fashion lawyer,” told the Washington Post this week.
In June, six US trade associations wrote …
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Source: The Loadstar