We spoke to Francois van der Merwe, Chairman of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA), a trade organization that represents tobacco farmers.
In July, the EIU released the Global Illicit Trade Environment Index, ranking 84 countries to which their policies either inhibit or enable illicit trade.
Billions of euros in tax are lost to governments every year because of illicit tobacco.
We talked to PMI's Juan Cichero, Manager Illicit Trade Strategies & Prevention, who participated at INTA’s Workshop “Free Trade Zones: Commerce vs. Counterfeit.”
Low volume, high frequency: people taking small volumes of cigarettes across borders without paying customs duties is increasing. Find out how Poland and the Ukraine fight this illicit trade issue.