International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Counterfeiting: Supply Source of Informal Economy a Look at the Algerian Market
Ahmed Belbachir Wafa, Ahmed Belbachir Mohamed, Bouteldja .A

Counterfeiting is becoming more momentum across the world and particularly in Algeria. Its proportions are alarming and dangerous as it begins to affect key sectors. In fact, Algeria is an ideal market for counterfeiting. After decades of a central planning economy, the transition to unregulated option of liberalism and the anarchic import by occasional wholesalers have flooded the market with cheap goods and low quality. The purpose of this work is to draw attention to the level reached by such phenomenon in Algeria. This is done by pointing out to the causes that promote the increase of counterfeit and the various mechanisms to remedy it.

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