during the month of May of 2023 1050 jobs were detected illegal street sale in the areas surveyed by the Argentine Chamber of Commerce and Services (CAC) In Buenos Aires city.
According to the latest report prepared by the Observatory of Commerce and Services of the entity, this represented an increase of 7.8% compared to May 2022, while in relation to the previous measurement (April 2023), there was a decrease of 6%.
The survey was carried out between May 1 and 31 through an observation tour of the illegal trade posts installed on both sidewalks of Av. Avellaneda, Av. Rivadavia, Av. Pueyrredón, Liniers, Once, Av. Corrientes, Peru, Av. Santa Fe, Av. Córdoba, Av. Cabildo, Av. Juramento, Microcentro, 9 de Julio, Av. de Mayo, Av. Callao and Lavalle. The exhibition also includes Estación Once, Parque Rivadavia, Retiro Station, Constitución Station, Plaza de Mayo, Lacroze Station and Belgrano C Station.
The ten most affected blocks contained 62.3% of the total stalls located on streets, avenues and pedestrians.
The Once area had 6 of the 10 most compromised blocks, with a participation of 34% in the total detected in avenues and streets.
The most damaged block in the entire city was Av. Avellaneda at 2900, where 91 stalls were surveyed. Second place went to Av. Avellaneda at 2800, with 77 stands.
The most commercialized item was Clothing and footwear, which covered 79.2%, followed by Food and beverages with 10.2% of the total.
The main illegal marketing center for these categories was the Once area.
On the other hand, there was a 3.1% increase in piracy cases compared to April 2023, when a total of 999 cases were detected.
The Once area led counterfeit clothing and footwear and optics, photography, watches and jewelry.