illicit trade

March 12, 2018
  With an estimated size of 490 billion sticks, illicit trade in tobacco products is a substantial global problem. Excluding China, 1 in every 9 cigarettes lit across the world is illicit. The latest Euromonitor research shows increased activity in illicit whites and bulk loose tobacco. Watch on YouTube
Ivan Genov
August 14, 2017
An unfavorable economy in Brazil is turning consumers there toward illicit cigarettes. Illicit cigarettes are often more than half the price of legal cigarettes, and consumers with low incomes and the unemployment are turning to these illegal products. In fact. about 41 percent of all cigarette sales in Brazil are from illicit products. Legal tobacco […]
March 6, 2016
  Euromonitor International has done custom research in 27 different countries across six different industries about illicit trade. In Peru, Euromonitor helped spur changes in the law that regulates ethanol commerce, and in Costa Rica, Euromonitor’s client executed a strong lobbying campaign after they found out through Euromonitor’s research that Costa Rica was among the […]
Euromonitor Research
March 12, 2018
The global value of illicit trade and transnational activities is estimated between 8% and 15% of global GPD, potentially reaching as high as US$12 trillion in 2014. Despite the efforts of global organizations, governments and companies in controlling illicit trade, the phenomenon continues to be a latent threat for the global economy, costing brand owners […]
March 12, 2018
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October 27, 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. […]
September 29, 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 […]
September 28, 2011
  Illicit trade is often combated by higher prices in the tobacco industry, states Don Hedley, Tobacco Industry Analyst at Euromonitor International. However, higher prices often mean more smokers seek out illicitly traded cigarettes. Governments have stepped in to stop illicit trade with mandates such as the trafficking of all cigarettes act in the United […]
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