This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-94K33G

Reputational risk to UK alcoholic beverage brands from counterfeiting in Lebanon

in Lebanon

Trade barrier summary

UK brands face a loss in revenue and reputation due to counterfeiting of alcoholic beverages in Lebanon. The Ministry of Economy and Trade has improved legislation around intellectual property rights. However, Lebanon's Intellectual Property Protection Office suffers from limited financial and human resources. This results in weak enforcement of rights.

Sectors affected

  • Food and drink



Date reported

7 November 2019

Last updated

25 November 2021

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