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[Europe] Estonia's public revenue reduced by EUR 31 mln by illegal cigarettes

According to a study conducted by KPMG, the illicit cigarette trade caused a loss of 31 million euros to Estonia in 2015... "While the consumption of illicit cigarettes decreased in both the European Union and Estonia last year, the black market still ac
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 15:51
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[Russia] Estonia arrests former KGB officers

“There are constant attempts to smuggle illegal immigrants, alcohol, tobacco, and light arms into Estonia. Given the present state of affairs concerning the border control, I assume that only a portion of the smuggling is actually prevented or detected,”
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2014 13:09
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[Estonia, Russia] Eesti in brief

Tax and Customs Board department deputy director Raul Koppelmaa said that an estimated 4,000-5,000 people in Estonia are involved in smuggling and marketing contraband cigarettes, reports Public Broadcasting.
Baltic Times (lv)
added Oct 2, 2014 10:31
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The share of smuggled Byelorussian cigarettes increases in Estonia

According to the so-called empty pack study of market research company Nielsen, the share of smuggled Byelorussian cigarettes is increasing in Estonia while the share of illegal Russian cigarettes is falling, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jan 16, 2014 13:32
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[Estonia] Russia eases unemployment in Narva with jobs and cigaret

about a thousand residents of Narva are actively visiting Ivangorod and bringing back cheap cigarettes to Estonia for sale.
Baltic Business News (BBN) (ee)
added Jun 28, 2012 11:31
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[Estonia] Greater Dangers to Pregnancy Than Smoking, Says Minister

Minister of Justice Hanno Pevkur said a new bill that would make it illegal for pregnant women to engage in behaviors they know to be damaging to the fetus, does not necessarily include smoking. As Eesti Päevaleht reported on Wednesday, a person can be
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 14:40
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[Estonia] Customs Nets Over Half a Million Contraband Cigarettes in May

ustoms Board - 846 of its 1,398 inspections at the borders netted contraband, while on roads, 19 violations were found in 677 stops.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 18, 2012 22:14
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Unreported wages cost Estonia €106 million in 2016

The number of illicit cigarettes on the market has remained unchanged, however the market share of such cigarettes has grown as a result of a general reduction in smoking. In 2016, 16 percent of smokers had knowingly purchased illicit cigarettes, compare
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 12, 2017 22:11
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[Estonia] Customs Finds Illegal Smokes in Convenience Store Van

Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added May 8, 2012 01:52
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[Estonia, Europe, Latvia, Lithuania] Baltic finance ministers imposed veto on EC suggestion to raise tobacco and fuel excises

The Baltic Course (uk)
added Nov 9, 2008 00:00
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