Duty Free and travel retail industry launches new campaign against piracy, counterfeiting and illicit trade

The Duty Free World Council (DFWC), have come together with the industry’s regional associations from around the globe to launch the global campaign “Duty Free: Trusted, Transparent, Secure” against illicit trade, counterfeit goods and intellectual property theft.

The campaign will highlight the industry’s stance against, and dangers of, the illicit trade in counterfeit goods, and urge governments to do more, and to collaborate with the industry in fighting this activity.

Piracy, counterfeiting, intellectual property theft and illicit trade are a growing concern for industries across the world, and the duty free industry, like many other industries, loses millions every year in lost sales opportunities as a result of these criminal activities. The duty free industry is committed to actively supporting the global anti-illicit trade enforcement community and governments to counter this growing threat.

Duty free is one of the most trusted, transparent, secure, and legitimate supply chains in the world and products sold in duty free shops are authentic, genuine, and traceable.