Impacts of Tobacco Excise Increases on Cigarette Consumption and Government Revenues in Southeastern European Countries

While Kosovo has been enacting several tobacco control policies over the years, recent data has shown smoking prevalence in the country remains high at more than 40%.


Our research found that a 25% price increase on cigarettes would reduce consumption by 11.1% overall while also increasing revenue collected from tobacco products by 26.2%

The comparative study with the findings from 6 Balkan Countries you can find in the links below: