Austria: massive increase in customs-intercepted falsified medicines in 2016

The Austrian federal ministry of finance has announced the 2016 customs results which reveal a record year with 1.947 hauls of 67.535 fake goods worth almost €3m. The 900 types of fake medicines amongst the fake goods represent 53.000 articles worth €1m. This is an increase of 17,000 compared to 2015. The top 3 seized falsified products are: erectile dysfunction pills, slimming pills and hair regrowth treatments.

Source : www.bmf.gv.at I www.securingindustry.com

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