US Trade Representative published a list of countries with highest piracy rates

The Office of the United States Trade Representative prepared an annual report on global piracy. 52 countries are said to have intellectual property protection problems. Ukraine remained the only country designated a “priority foreign country”. Priority watch list in 2005 consists of Argentina, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, Turkey and Venezuela. The Bahamas, European Union, Poland, Taiwan and Korea were taken off the priority list and placed on the watch list. China, Israel and Venezuela were elevated to the priority list for 2005.