Kids toys industry association claims increasing figures of counterfeited products in Russian market due to financial circumstances of customers. In 2012 share of counterfeited products in the field of toys for children was about 30%. Now 43% of toys in Russia market are counterfeited – this is figure for first half of 2016.
Due to financial circumstances parents buy cheaper toys. Such toys are not only manufactured without proper permission or even knowledge of proper right holder, they are also not so safe for kids. Sometimes they can hurt due to characteristics of materials they are made of.