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Cigarettes contraband levels in Latvia remain the highest among EU member states

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Latvia remains the unfortunate leader among EU member states in terms of cigarette contraband – 21.1% of the total amount, according to data from a survey performed by KPMG last year. «With that, Latvia’s annual losses from unpaid taxes because of cigarette contraband reach approximately EUR 59 million. Although cigarette contraband volumes have declined 1.5% compared to 2016, Latvia remains the only country in the European Union with cigarette contraband…