Mexico: sales of illegal cigarettes up 16,6 percent

Posted on August 29, 2012 • Filed under: Business, Crime, Mexico

The sale of contraband cigarettes reached a record high, because in the last 18 months sale on the market increased from 1 to 16.6 percent, from the entry into force of up 7 pesos in tax, Raul warned Picard, President Trade Commission Concamin Interior.

At a press conference, said that in a study conducted by the body corporate was detected before taxes, there was no contraband cigarettes, but after tax burdens increased more than 100 illegal brands affecting trade organized, industry, mainly farmers and consumers, for unknown how these cigars are made contraband. Read Article

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