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Illicit tobacco in Australia: 2017 Full Year Report (PDF)

This presentation of key findings (the ‘Report’) has been prepared by KPMG LLP in the UK (‘KPMG UK’) for Philip Morris Limited and Imperial Tobacco Australia Limited, described together in this Important Notice and in this Report as the ‘Beneficiaries’,
KPMG
added Jun 30, 2018 18:30
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Illicit tobacco in Australia 2017

Total consumption of illicit tobacco declined by 1.0%. However this represents an increase in the proportion of consumption from 14.3% in 2016 to 15.0% in 2017. Over the last 12 months, contraband consumption increased whilst consumption of unbranded toba
KPMG
added Jun 30, 2018 18:29
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Cancer Council Victoria critique of KMPG LLP report on Illicit Tobacco in Australia, 2017

the Australian Tax Office has recently released an independent assessment of the extent of use of illicit tobacco in Australia. This puts the problem at $731m in lost revenue in 2015-16 ($594m once you add back in the recovered tobacco from raids). This
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Jun 30, 2018 16:15
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Australia Wins Landmark Trade Case on Tobacco Plain Packaging – Bold Strategy Is Spreading Worldwide

This victory for Australia provides a tremendous boost to the growing global movement to require that cigarettes and other tobacco products be sold in plain packaging, without colorful logos and other branding that attract youth, mislead consumers and in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:10
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[Australia] WTO Panel Puts Health Ahead of Tobacco Industry Profits, Says ASH

The WTO decision is not a surprise for the tobacco industry. Their litigation strategy is not focused on winning but on imposing economic penalties on countries that try to push the envelope on tobacco control, in the hopes that other governments will sh
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2018 19:41
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Australia wins landmark World Trade Organisation ruling on tobacco plain packaging laws

The win for Australia effectively gives a green light for other countries to roll out similar laws / Gillard government launched world first plain packaging laws in 2011 Honduras says it will appeal decision, claiming that there are errors in the ruling
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:06
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Summary of Australia's involvement in disputes currently before the World Trade Organization

​Australia as a defending party (respondent) Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (DS434) and Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geograph
Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:05
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[Australia] WTO Disputes – Tobacco Plain Packaging

Ukraine's request for consultations [HTML] | [PDF 21 KB] Honduras' request for consultations [HTML] | [PDF 19 KB] Dominican Republic's request for consultations [HTML] | [PDF 21 KB] Cuba's request for consultations Indonesia's request for consultations
Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:59
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[Australia] Tobacco plain packaging—investor-state arbitration

On 1 December 2011, the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (the Act) received Royal Assent and became law in Australia. The Act forms part of a comprehensive range of tobacco control measures to reduce the rate of smoking in Australia and is an investment
Australia Attorney-General's Department (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:57
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