Illicit Trade


Search


Year

2020

2019


Categories

Alcohol-Beverages

Authentication

Blockchain

Cannabis

Case Studies

Country Profiles

Editorials

EU TPD

Events

FCTC

Free

Fuel Marking

Illicit Trade

Interviews

ITSA

New Programmes

Organisations

Regulation

Reports

Serialisation

Smartphones

Sponsored

Standards

Strategies

Tax

Technology

Tenders

Tobacco

Track and Trace

What Does the Future Hold for Traceability in Europe?

The European Union represents the world’s first attempt at implementation of wide-scale, multi-country tobacco traceability and the largest iteration of the FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol) in action. The implications in relation to one of the world’s largest tobacco market’s interpretation and implementation of the Protocol, as well as the benefits that traceability can provide in terms of combatting illicit trade, has the significant potential to influence tobacco traceability the world over.

EU TPD - February 24, 2021 midnight

Illicit Trade in Southeast Asia – Cambodia

In the February issue of Tax Stamp & Traceability News™, we launched a series of articles by Chander S Jeena, on the illicit tobacco trade in Southeast Asia and how it is being dealt with. This month we continue the series with an update on the situation in Cambodia.

Country Profiles - December 10, 2020 midnight

Impact of Eliminating Illicit Trade in Cigarettes on Consumption and Tax Revenues

It has been a decade since Luk Joossens et al published their influential study on the global illicit cigarette market, which examined a sample of 84 countries, and found that 11.6% of the world’s cigarette market was illicit. The study also found that eliminating illicit trade in cigarettes globally would reduce cigarette consumption by 2%, generating at least $31 billion in tax revenues, and preventing millions of deaths.

Illicit Trade - December 4, 2020 midnight

Illicit Trade Thrives During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives, health and financial well-being of many across the globe. Unfortunately, though, it did not disrupt illicit trade, which is not only alive and well but actually thriving as the pandemic rages on. Countless government and news reports show that the pandemic has created ideal conditions for illicit trade to grow and present an ever-increasing threat.

Illicit Trade - October 30, 2020 12:05 a.m.