Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Petaling Street Is Listed As One Of The Most Notorious Markets For Counterfeiting By USTR

petaling
Picture: klia2.info

There is no doubt that Petaling Street is one of the famous locations that locals and tourists like to visit. You can find anything there such as gifts, cuisines, herbs, and more.

However, with all the things the place can provide for customers, The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) listed this place as one of the notorious markets, last year, in 2022. The list collected several places across the world which are famous for counterfeiting and piracy.

There are two divisions on the list — online and physical markets. Petaling Street falls under the physical market.

Katherine Tai, the ambassador, mentioned the list is important so that the activities of counterfeiting and piracy can be exterminated.

“The Notorious Markets List is an important tool that urges the private sector and our trading partners to take action against these harmful practices.”

petaling

Picture: TripAdvisor

Citing USTR, Petaling Street in Kuala Lumpur is a well-known market in Kuala Lumpur that sells large volumes of counterfeit items. The items include watches, shoes, handbags, wallets, sunglasses, and other consumer goods.

Other markets listed are from the countries of the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Mexico, and Vietnam, to name a few.

Sources: Office Of The United States Trade Representative, USTR

You May Also Like

Lifestyle

GMG, one of the Middle East’s leading family-owned conglomerates, is thrilled to announce the grand launch of Columbia, the iconic American sportswear brand, in...

Lifestyle

Japan’s iconic and award-winning BALMUDA has launched its two revolutionary kitchen appliances at a media event today – BALMUDA The Toaster and BALMUDA The...

Music

Brace yourselves, ARMY, because Malaysia is about to set the world on fire with the most epic, jaw-dropping event ever to grace this planet...

Health

Food waste is still a problem around the world, especially in developed nations, and it has unforeseen circumstances in the surroundings. Food manufacturing, distribution,...

Advertisement

Copyright © 2021 Siakap Keli Sdn. Bhd.