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 2020, the number of seizures by Customs officials upon import into Japan has increased to 4,057 which is 340.1% more than that in 2019, and the amount of seizures is equivalent to 3.2billion Yen worth of genuine products, according to the Ministry of Finance.

Graph - Illegal products