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India Central Excise: Worth Its Weight in Salt

Every year, on 24 February, India observes Central Excise Day, as a way of highlighting the essential role of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) in the country’s industrial development.

Country Profiles - March 31, 2023 midnight

Securing Liquor Supply Chains in India: Digital Locks and GPS Tracking

In India, each state has the power to control and regulate its own liquor trade. Given that the country comprises 29 states and seven union territories, each with their own set of laws, this presents a major challenge for the alcoholic beverage industry – a challenge that is further exacerbated by the limitations placed on the movement of alcohol between states.

Country Profiles - March 7, 2023 midnight

Gambia Revenue Authority and SICPA Sign Revenue Agreement

The Gambia’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, in partnership with the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), has signed a concession agreement with SICPA for the implementation of a revenue mobilisation platform for excisable goods, telecommunication services, and refined fuels.

Country Profiles - March 7, 2023 midnight

Chile Launches Joint Tax/Customs Campaign to Tackle Illicit Cigarettes

It’s not all about new constitutions, riots and uncontrollable forest fires lately in Chile. There’s actually been some interesting news with respect to traceability, with press releases from both the tax authority, Servicio de Impuestos Internos (SII), and the national customs service, Aduanas de Chile.

Country Profiles - March 7, 2023 midnight

The Latest from Latin America

There is a tremendous amount of activity afoot in Latin America, be it with new governments promising amazing changes amidst the reality of high inflation and worldwide economic instability, or simply because it’s time for existing governments to get back to work after the first real holiday season post-COVID.

Country Profiles - January 27, 2023 midnight

Kenya Seeks Increase in Price of Tax Stamps

Kenyans could soon pay more for alcohol, cigarettes, juice and cosmetic products as the Kenya Revenue Authority seeks to increase the price of excise tax stamps (which are used on all of these product groups), as part of its measures to increase revenue collection.

Country Profiles - January 27, 2023 midnight