Ukraine’s illegal cigarette market share may grow to 10%, JTI warns
KYIV, Sept 23 – The illegal cigarette market in Ukraine in 2019 could grow by 5.6 percentage points (pp), expanding to 10%.
"The illegal tobacco market in Ukraine over the past three years has grown sevenfold - from 1.1% in 2016 to 7.2% in the first half of 2019 and continues to grow. According to our forecasts, by the end of this year it may make up 10%," Manager for communications with state authorities at JTI Ukraine Yulia Yuschenko said at a press conference on Friday. | More