Hong Kong Customs seized about 600,000 suspected illicit cigarettes with an estimated market value of HK$1.6m.
Current security labels cause governments to lose tax revenue, writes Avi Chaudhuri of Systech.
Most criminal activity involving counterfeiting is carried out by professional organised crime networks.
Direct lost sales due to counterfeits amount to €56bn per year in the EU, according to a new EUIPO report.
His five-year tenure as chief executive of De La Rue is coming to an end, but he will stay in the role while a successor is sought.
Faced with rising counterfeit sales of its cigars, Warped has started using security labels developed by Prooftag.
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2019 International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting
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