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Thailand increases taxes on alcohol and cigarettes

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A glassful of beer

A glassful of beer. Photo: R from Bangkok, Thailand.


The Cabinet today approves the Finance Ministry’s proposal to slap a heavier tax rate on alcohol and cigarette products.

The Finance Ministry reasoned that this action would raise the government revenue as well as reduce consumption of the unhealthy products.

Read more: The Nation

By The Nation


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