AJMAN, The Ajman Department of Economic Development, Ajman DED, has announced the seizure of 1,223,788 counterfeit goods during the first half of the current year. The seizures include perfumes, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, bags, foodstuff, stationery, cans and other stuff, valued at AED15 million.

The DED also took necessary actions against counterfeiters.

Commenting on the results, Abdullah Nasser Alnuaimi, Director of Control and Consumer Protection at Ajman DED, said, "Promoting commercial control and consumer protection constitutes the main strategic goal of the DED."

"We work on promoting the positive practices in the emirate's markets and combat any negative practices which prejudice the rights of trademark owners and consumers, through the continuous control of establishments operating in the emirate, the enhancement of the legal awareness among different stakeholders," he added.

Source: Emirates News Agency