Smokers to Pay More

 | Fri 12 Feb 2016 08:54 ICT

CityNews – February 12th, the Ministry of Finance announced that tobacco taxes were raised as of the 9th February.


The government announced that the excise tax on tobacco was raised 87% to 90% in order to reflect Thailand’s economy following the controlled policy. The Ministry of Finance says that this price hike will increase the cost of a packet of cigarettes by between 5-10 baht per packet.