Illegal Trade & Product Tracing

Number of tobacco packaging units to be monitored under the EU's track and trace scheme :
29

per year

80

per day

Counterfeit & Contraband (C&C)
Share of C&C in total EU tobacco consumption (2017)
8.7

Source: KPMG

EU tax revenue lost to C&C tobacco products (2017)
10
billion
Top 5 European countries by C&C volume:
France - 7.61 billion
UK - 6.90 billion
Poland - 4.91 billion
Germany - 4.20 billion
Romania - 4.15 billion
Illegal and cross-border trade in cigarettes, 2017
(% of total cigarette consumption)
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 – LND (Legal non-Domestic/Cross-border)
 – C and C (Counterfeit and Contraband)

Source: KPMG