Counterfeiting and Piracy are cornering the market in Vietnam

Counterfeiting and Piracy “occupied” the sidewalk, traditional markets are sold at half or a third of what the real thing is not new. The important thing is fake, counterfeit goods are now quite sophisticated camouflage to take on the Mall (Retail) for sale at high prices is …

As reflected by Vu Ngoc Thai (live Bien Hoa, Dong Nai), fear of mistakenly purchasing counterfeit famous brands sold in the market should he find Diamon shopping center (District 1, Ho Chi Minh City) to buy women’s handbags for $ 31.7 million contract performance (as unit sales company DA). However, after only 2 weeks of using the product is the loss of color, bung zipper. Suspected counterfeit goods, he brought the bag to the Crown asked the clerk for having managed to solve the case. However, the unit sales every spin, shake off responsibility and unwilling to meet a client. So, he asked Thai companies have received poor quality product and return the money that he spent to buy genuine branded products.

Also at Diamond Trade Center, Ms. Nguyen Thi Hue (live Ward 8, District 3) purchasing of products Macara 3406-01 Revlon famous brand but soon after brought it unusable for dry products. Two days later, she returned to Hue “address” on to complain. But it takes a lot of time to rise and fall, phones, texting … New unit sales Fake product accept and pay for her …

Noting the market reality in Ho Chi Minh City we find, not only in the retail sales performance, but the genuine kind of fake, bogus products, also sold rampant public with high prices, ” famous “is in the” zone “: Saigon Square, Taka, An Dong Plaza, Tax Shopping …

Not just in retail but in many supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City area, fake branded goods sold also widespread, such as supermarkets publicly Vinatexmart (Le Duc Tho, Go Vap) at ground floor and 1st floor Co-op Mart supermarket (Phan Van Tri Street, Go Vap) at the 2nd floor Maximark 3-2, District 10) … with the major items: perfumes, handbags, shoes, wallets, belts, cosmetics … Particularly in the 2nd floor Maximark 3-2, District 10), from the beginning of the year market management test to detect 93 4 sports shoes and kids shoes fake Adidas, Nike shoes and slippers 481 of those without receipts (including 100 pairs of Chinese origin).

Before this situation, supermarkets Co.opmart representative, confirmed Vinatexmart and Maximark 3-2: The supermarket has 2 separate areas, including: The optional business by supermarkets and is responsible for 100 the self-employed by supermarkets for the business units for rent. Thus, private entities are solely responsible for the business license, tax obligations and other obligations under relevant regulations. In the rental contract also specifies the origin, quality, shelf … goods. To show responsibility, the supermarket also examined the compliance of contractual business units themselves unexpectedly several times a year, if a violation is detected, the contract will terminate and sanctions prescribed

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