excise tax

Thailand’s Finance Ministry is planning to propose cutting the tobacco excise tax by 25% to lessen the impact on farmers. Read more


Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue faces pressure to abolish the adjustable federal excise duty of PKR300 per kilogram on the processing of green tobacco at green leaf threshing plants. Read more


Tobacco farmers are calling on political parties to help ease the impact of the 40% excise tax rise on cigarettes that is scheduled to come into effect October 1 this year. Read more


The Indonesian government estimates it may collect up to US $207 million in additional revenue next year from a new excise on tobacco extract, or vaping liquid. Read more


British American Tobacco Kenya is protesting, saying that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business. Read more


From the Associate editor

Reflections and Resolutions

An eventful year for an industry undergoing changes, and more to come.

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