Beverage smuggling causes loss of $118 mn per year

Every year the State loses 118 million dollars because of alcoholic beverage smuggling, according to a study by the firm Euromonitor International. The beer industry is the most affected by the illegal entry of products into the country, between 2016 and 2019, beer smuggling increased by 39%. The market for unlawful alcoholic beverages represents 15.4% of the total consumed in the country, which exceeds 4.3 million hectoliters.

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