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Videos Stamping out Latin America’s illicit trade problem

One in four cigarettes consumed in Latin America are illicit—one of the highest rates in the world.

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Interviews and bylines Alvise Giustiniani: Taking on a 1.6 trillion dollar problem

Between 400 and 460 billion cigarettes are sold illegally each year. This illicit trade annually costs taxpayers and governments between USD 40 billion and USD 50 billion.

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Research and reports Pandemic caused surge in counterfeiting crime in the EU, EUIPO-EUROPOL report confirms

A joint report from Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has found that the EU’s criminal economy was bolstered by the pandemic.

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News and events Greek police deal blow to illicit trade with mega-raid on counterfeit cigarette factory

In December 2020, the Hellenic Police seized and closed down an illegal tobacco factory capable of producing over a billion cigarettes a year.

Videos PMI IMPACT’s Expert Council Member Navi Pillay on Human Rights: You Cannot Leave Anyone Behind

Navi Pillay recently sat down with Philip Morris International's Vice President of Illicit Trade Prevention, to discuss how businesses can tackle illicit trade.