This report seeks to highlight the economic consequences of the illicit trade on all aspects of the Malaysian economy. As well as quantifying the size of the illicit tobacco market, it seeks to estimate the level of tax evasion that occurs due to its existence. Additionally, we explore some measurable examples of the losses the country’s economy has incurred as a direct result of the illicit trade, primarily through the closure of cigarette factories.
Read the full report
Our economic consulting team are world leaders in quantitative economic analysis, working with clients around the globe and across sectors to build models, forecast markets and evaluate interventions using state-of-the art techniques.
Oxford Economics’ team is expert at applying advanced economic tools that provide valuable insights into today’s most pressing business, financial, and policy issues.
To find out more about our capabilities, contact:
+44 (0)203 910 8078
+1 (646) 503 3068
+852 3974 8841
Experian / Oxford Economics Main Street Report
Experian/Oxford Economics’ Main Street Report brings deep insight into the overall financial well-being of the small-business landscape, as well as provides commentary on what specific trends mean for credit grantors and the small-business community.Find Out More
The Economics of Reduced-Risk Products: Global policy landscape and principles for policy treatment
In this study, Oxford Economics assesses the policy landscape for ‘Reduced-Risk Products’ in the tobacco market, and explores the potential health and economics consequences of taking a precautionary policy stance against them.Find Out More
The Economic Impact of China PNTR Repeal
This study provides rigorous analysis to inform policymakers on the potential impact of an escalation in US-China tariffs. We examine how removing China's Permanent Normalized Trade Relations (PNTR) status would affect the US economy, finding that tariffs would cause substantial output and job losses.Find Out More