Canada to assist more with Chinese Counterfeit

 In Industry Insider, Industry News

Canada was the fourth-largest source of the 34,000 counterfeit shipments seized by American authorities last year.  Experts say Canada is likely a major stopover for such counterfeit goods heading into the United States.  Canadian customs officials do little now to stop the flow of illegal merchandise.

The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), will soon require all three countries to authorize their border agents to  detain “ex-officio” – without a court order – pirated goods in transit to other nations.  With this increased security, their is a good chance of increased examinations.

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