What we do
Illicit trade is the production, import, export, purchase, sale or possession of goods failing to comply with legislation.
It encompasses a variety of illegal trading activities that cause health or safety risks and can finance criminal activities.
Illicit trade is a global issue and has huge impacts on both governments and businesses. There is no miracle solution to fight alone this persistent, unstable and escalating issue.
The Fighting Illicit Trade division will support you: let us work together to stop illicit trade.
- Targeting, risk analysis and detection of suspicious shipments
- Tracking of suspicious shipments
- Contact with governments
- Report to governments
- Shipment interception / control by governments
Learn more about FIT for Businesses.
- Diagnostic missions
- Operational trainings
- Operation at national level
- 24/7 Support for profiling
- FIT CRMS
- Accreditation of FIT experts
Learn more about FIT for Governments.
Where We Operate
Fighting Illicit Trade (FIT) services are globally operational with a special focus on 3 dedicated regions:
- Central America and the Caribbean
- South America
Why Choose Cotecna?
There are a wide range of contributing success factors that should be considered in order to generate buy-in and collaboration from all key stakeholders:
- Team's expertise
Cotecna Fighting Illicit Trade team consists of internationally recognized experts in fighting counterfeiting and piracy, intellectual property protection, anti-fraud and investigation services.
Cotecna Fighting Illicit Trade team will act in full respect of the law.
Cotecna Fighting Illicit Trade will keep a low profile and handle any information with the utmost discretion, anonymizing any information and asking for right holders and/or Customs Administrations approval before communicating it.
- Long term relationship
Fighting against illicit trade is a long-term solution, a constantly evolving service designed to face the new increasing threats of global reality. Cotecna Fighting Illicit Trade team recommends a collaboration based on annual contracts.
Cotecna Fighting Illicit Trade business model is based on a win-win equation for all stakeholders and ensures a valuable return on investment for their partners with a total transparency and confidentiality.
For any questions, or to request a free quote for our service, please contact us using the form below.