The Normal Administration of Abu Dhabi Customs has introduced that it destroyed and recycled 578 counterfeit goods of worldwide manufacturers, which had been seized by customs centres throughout the yr 2022 and the primary quarter of 2023. Counterfeiting such goods infringe the mental and literary property rights, with an estimated quantity of AED2 million.
The counterfeit goods which had been recycled into usable goods comparable to leather-based equipment together with luggage and garments, watches and belts of numerous worldwide manufacturers, a package deal of cotton and sports activities garments, along with a quantity of good gadgets comparable to wired and wi-fi headphones.
The counterfeit goods had been destroyed after finishing the environmental and authorized necessities at Abu Dhabi Airport Customs Heart – Logistics Zone, within the presence of the destruction committee crew, Shredex, an organization specializing in recycling operations and representatives of trademark house owners.
Fahed Gareeb Alshamsi, Government Director of the Assist Providers Sector at Abu Dhabi Customs, stated: “Intellectual property rights’ protection constitutes a top priority for Abu Dhabi Customs in light of the most important strategic objectives of United Arab Emirates to achieve global leadership in the field of creativity and innovation, we firmly believe that we are the first line of defense to protect society and its economy from Commercial fraud.”