fake well known, but the footwear and Apparel Association of the United States of Ali’s complaints is perseverance.
recently, American Apparel and Footwear Association (The American Apparel & Footwear Association, referred to as AAFA) once again called on the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (Office of the United States Trade Representative, referred to as USTR) to the Alibaba and the company’s Taobao platform included in the "notorious markets list.
AAFA American Apparel and Footwear Association on behalf of more than 1 thousand clothing and footwear brands, the association on October 7th issued a notice on its official website.
is part of the AAFA request submitted to the USTR 2016 notorious markets review application, this application contains a total of 118 sales of counterfeit goods online market and the real market. The Alibaba in 2012 was removed from the office of the U.S. trade representative from the notorious markets list.
letter, AAFA stressed that the Alibaba in the crackdown failed to meet the requirements of USTR, eliminate fake sales platform. The letter also quoted the China Administration for Industry and commerce, the research report said that up to 67% of Taobao’s goods for counterfeit goods.
AAFA itself is also on the Taobao site for testing and evaluation, mainly through the association’s own investigation team to buy goods on the platform to confirm. About half of the brands they monitor are fakes. Application:
every day to see Taobao can be found in the members of the AAFA brand, there are several ten brands of products at low prices ridiculous, it is clear that this is a fake.
, although many public statements show that the company attaches great importance to the problem of fakes, but we did not see the improvement of Alibaba platform." AAFA chairman and CEO Rick · helfen Bain (Rick Helfenbein) said, "the United States trade representative office a few years ago will be removed from the list of Alibaba, the premise is the need to meet the specific requirements of the company in the future. These requirements are not met, leading to the United States consumers and our members have paid the price."
the United States Trade Representative Office will publish annually "notorious markets list, list of those involved in the infringement or counterfeit products or to promote the online market and the real market. The United States Trade Representative Office to respond before October 21, 2016.
, AAFA and Alibaba struggle for protracted.
according to "the Wall Street journal" reported that in the last year is almost on the same day, AAFA is urging the United States government will be included in the Alibaba to sell fake notorious markets list. >