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The Illegal Alcoholic Beverages Market in Six Latin American Countries – 2014

by October 27th, 2015

This report describes the size of the illicit alcohol market in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras and Panama, and the tax revenues lost due to this activity. It also analyzes the key drivers and trends behind it. Firefox users may encounter an error viewing the presentation on this page. View directly on SlideShare here. […]

White Paper | How to Understand the Impact of Illicit Trade on Business Around the World

by September 29th, 2015

  Globally, an increasing number of goods and brands are affected by illicit trade, from consumer products like electronics, apparel, pharmaceuticals and alcoholic beverages to other industries such as vehicle lubricants and auto parts. The global value of illicit trade and transnational activities is estimated at between 8% and 15% of global GDP, according to […]

Assessing the Illicit Trade in Cigarettes and Foreseeing One in Nicotine Liquid

by November 27th, 2014

Euromonitor’s latest global briefing on the illicit trade in tobacco products assesses the nature, impact and logistics of the 570 billion stick, US$39 billion global market in illicit cigarettes. It outlines how the illicit trade in cigarettes, while often seen as, if not a victimless crime, a misdemeanour which the victims (arrogant tobacco conglomerates and […]

Assessing the Illicit Trade in Cigarettes and Foreseeing One in Nicotine Liquid

by October 16th, 2014

Euromonitor’s latest global briefing on the illicit trade in tobacco products assesses the nature, impact and logistics of the 570 billion stick, US$39 billion global market in illicit cigarettes. It outlines how the illicit trade in cigarettes, while often seen as, if not a victimless crime, a misdemeanor which the victims (arrogant tobacco conglomerates and […]

Illicit Trade in the Tobacco Industry

by September 15th, 2011

Illicit trade in tobacco is the largest smuggling market outside of illegal drugs, states Don Hedley, Tobacco Industry Analyst at Euromonitor International. In fact, one of every ten cigarettes smoked globally is illicit. As a product, cigarettes are easy to smuggle – they’re small, light, and have high value. Advancements in technology have made counterfeit […]