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    Quote Originally Posted by Ironduke View Post
    For electronics goods, China, primarily. I'm sure there's thousands or tens of thousands of individuals all doing it. There's also Americans who either wittingly or unwittingly import counterfeit electronic goods and re-sell them. Even brick and mortar stores are getting duped, as well as the Department of Defense.

    Counterfeit electronics are also a plague on Amazon as well.
    I knew it. I just wanted to hear it from an American. Thank you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oracle View Post
    DOR,
    The problem as I see right now is more to do with some Americans (?) who support Chinese marauding, IPR theft, fanbo'ism, basically defence of everything Chinese. You are biased when you so ardently speak of Russian interference in US elections, but remain blind to Chinese interferences the world over with their economic clout. The way I see it, you are trying to pass off as a CCP mouthpiece and losing out on whatever reputation you have left here. Don't ever, for a moment think I don't understand trade wars or little bit of economics. I am putting you in my ignore list. Have a good day if you can.
    Iíve never met, nor even heard of ďAmericans (?) who support Chinese maurading, IPR theft, faníboism [whatever that is].Ē Please cite sources, and stop the sly insults. It is beneath the standards of WAB.

    There is a world of difference between the unprecidented (as far as we know) interference in the US 2016 election and its aftermath, and China being the fourth or fifth Asian economy to rip off US IPR. To equate the two is to diminish the historic severity of what the Putin-Trump Alliance has achieved. To suggest that these companies were caught flat-footed is to reveal a deep ignorance about Western business interaction with China.

    Neutralizing US global respect, commitment to allies, support for international regulatory institutions and domestic confidence cannot, by any stretch of the imagination, be on the same level as 35 years of China doing what other North-East Asian economies did for over 50 years.

    Accusing me of being a CCP mouthpiece because you only understand economics a little bit is well below par for Wabbit behavior. Accusing me of trolling because you donít know China as well as I do is inappropriate.

    I appreciate differences of opinion, but when it comes to doing business in Asia, and the economics of the region, I donít find much in the way of excellent knowledge and long experience on this board. At least have the grace to acknowledge that this is my entire careerís experience youíre dismissing off-hand and without shred of valid counter point.
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