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Prepared by the International Tax and Investment Center and Oxford Economics
Asia-14 - Illicit tobacco indicator
In 2013, over 760 billion cigarettes were consumed in Asia-14, almost 11% of this is estimated to have been illicit
This study is an update and expansion of our previous report ‘Asia-11 Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2012’ with coverage extended to include Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar, resulting in full coverage of the 10 ASEAN member countries plus Australia, Hong Kong, Pakistan, and Taiwan. This report provides an overview of the nature of the illicit trade of cigarettes across 14 markets and and the impact this has on tobacco tax revenue, as well as tracking developments in the illicit trade of cigarettes between 2012 and 2013 in the 11 markets included in the previous study.
Excise rates rise; increased levels of illicit consumption offset subsequent drop in sales
This report, produced by the International Tax and Investment Center and Oxford Economics, explores Illicit Consumption of cigarettes, and the associated government revenue losses, in the Philippines in 2013.
In 2012, 9% of cigarettes consumed in the Asia-11 markets were illicit
This report, produced by the International Tax and Investment Center and Oxford Economics, provides an overview of the nature of the illicit trade of cigarettes across 11 Asian markets (including Australia). It establishes credible estimates of consumption of illicit cigarettes and the impact this has on tobacco tax revenue.