Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade: A Global Review of Country Experiences

February 1, 2019


The World Bank has recently released a new report on “Confronting Illicit Tobacco Trade: A Global Review of Country Experiences”. The report demonstrates that reducing illicit trade in tobacco products is critical whether viewed from the perspective of public health, public finance, governance, or equity.

This publication presents country and regional case studies, covering over 30 countries, including:
– Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and Trinidad and Tobago: Regional Reports on Illicit Tobacco Trade
– Chile: Tackling the Illicit Tobacco Trade
– Colombia: Illicit Cigarette Trade
– Ecuador: Addressing Illicit Tobacco Trade
– Mexico: Controlling the Illicit Cigarette Trade
– Uruguay: Tackling Illicit Tobacco Trade

Read the complete report at: