Piracy could top $2 trillion by 2022

Piracy could top $2 trillion by 2022

08 February 2017

A new report predicts that the economic impact of counterfeiting and piracy could top $2 trillion by 2022.

The report, recently released by the International Trademark Association (INTA), predicted a rise in the value of counterfeit goods from $1.90 trillion in 2013 to $2.81 trillion by 2022.

The study looked at wide range of areas including digital piracy of film, music and software which is predated to increase to between $384 billion and $856 billion by 2022, from a current estimates $213 billion.

The research for this report was commissioned by INTA and Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting but headed by economics research firm Frontier Economics.

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