Illicit Consumption represented 13.8% of Total Consumption in 2017, increasing by 1.8 percentage points from 2016.
The majority of Non-Domestic Inflows consisted of cigarettes intended for sale in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Counterfeit cigarette consumption increased by nearly 90% to 4.1 million cigarettes in 2017, the highest level recorded since the beginning of the Asia Illicit Tobacco Indicator research programme. However, Counterfeit cigarettes remained less than 1% of total Illicit Consumption.
The estimated Tax Loss from Illicit Consumption was SGD 202 million in the fiscal year 2017/18. This represented an increase of 41.1% in comparison with the previous fiscal year.
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