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Cambodian government considers raising duty tax on local cigarettes

Cambodian government considers raising duty tax on local cigarettes

Phnom penh, Cambodia. 18th September 2012 -- The government is considering a tax increase on cigarettes in Cambodia. It is currently 10% which is one of the lowest tobacco taxes in the world. A packet of twenty local ARA cigarettes costs around sh.32 in Phnom Penh. 15 year-old Resmey Veng. -- A packet of local Cambodian ARA cigarettes costs 1400Riel, around 0.22. Government tobacco tax on local products is currently 10%. Smoking and drinking is endemic in the poor youth of Cambodia and tax hike is proposed to cut the addiction.
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