Price of Illegal Tax Free Cigarette Packs in Singapore

In 2006, a contraband pack of cigarettes that was smuggled into Singapore to avoid taxes cost $3.15, compared to the $7 price for a legally bought pack.

The fine for purchasing one contraband pack was $127.

(All dollars in US value).

Source: AP, “Singapore crackdown on cigarette smuggling,” Star (Malaysia), August 28, 2006.

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