[TOP STORY] Counterfeit goods amount to 10% of SA economy

‘People cannot afford to buy legal stuff and are inevitably turning to the black market to find cheaper alternatives. The problem is they may find cheaper alternatives, but they may also get dangerous products for their own health,’ says Stefano Betti, vice president of the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade.
14 Nov 2023 8AM English South Africa Business News · Politics

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