Amount of Fuel Smuggled Into Turkey Each Year

in Environmental Threats

The national police stated in a report that up to 2.7 million tons of fuel is smuggled into Turkey each year, causing losses of $2.5 Billion in tax revenue.

Statistics from the government of Turkey shows that 70.5 million liters of smuggled fuel was seized in 2010.

Source: Thomas Seibert, “As economy booms, demand for black market fuel soars in Turkey,” National, September 23, 2011.

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