08 Apr '11, 12am

US tags Quiapo as one of world's 'notorious markets' - Yahoo!

MANILA, Philippines - Quiapo district in Manila has been identified as among the “notorious markets” around the world in which pirated or counterfeit goods are reportedly available. “Quiapo is just one example of several locations and neighborhoods, especially in Metropolitan Manila, known to deal in counterfeit and pirated goods such as clothing, shoes, watches and handbags,” according to the Office of the United States Trade Representative’s latest annual report “Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets.” The Notorious Markets review identifies markets that are particularly prominent examples of markets in each category, and does not constitute an exhaustive list of all notorious markets around the world. The report said inclusion in the Notorious Markets list does not reflect a finding of a violation of law nor does it reflect the United States government’s analysis of ...

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