Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade: International Experience (2015)

Introduction

This report presents a series of case studies on the efforts of various governments to address illicit trade in tobacco. The countries for the case studies were selected based on meeting the following set of criteria:

  • an explicit, and in many cases a comprehensive, effort to deal with tobacco tax evasion and tax avoidance;
  • the size of the tobacco market (both licit and illicit);
  • the availability of data

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