Market Size of Contraband Cigarettes in Pakistan in 2011

The black market in contraband cigarettes in Pakistan was estimated to be around 26 percent in 2011.

In 2011, an estimated 1,685,000 cigarettes were sold on the illicit market of Pakistan.

Source:  “2011 sees increase in sale of tax-evaded cigarette brands,” Daily Times, May 5, 2012.