Domestic Economy

Cigarette Smuggling Up 78%

Cigarette Smuggling Up 78%Cigarette Smuggling Up 78%

A total of 6.24 billion cigarettes were smuggled into Iran during the first quarter of the current year (March 20-June 20), indicating a 78.3% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year. 
An estimated 16.2 billion cigarettes were smoked during the period, registering no significant year-on-year change. 
Cigarette exports stood at 60 million during the period.


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