How many counterfeit watches and clocks are found?

Many of counterfeit watches and clocks are produced abroad, and a part of them are illegally imported into Japan.

In 2018, the number of seizures by Customs officials upon import into Japan has increased to 1,613 which is 15.0% less than that in 2017, and the amount of seizures is equivalent to 2.4billion Yen worth of genuine products, according to the Ministry of Finance.

Graph - Illegal products