Tobacco Tax Update

Tobacco tax index: infographics

SEATCA Tobacco Tax Index 2021 PDF 3.3mb The world’s first Index on implementation of WHO FCTC Article 6.In 2021 edition, the index shows that more ASEAN countries pay attention to taxing tobacco products to reduce affordability and developing long-term tax roadmaps. However, the region as a whole made a slow progress in formulating and implementing effective tobacco tax policies.  …

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Tobacco Tax Update

The Tobacco Tax Program of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) participated in the “Malnutrition, Poverty, and Tobacco Consumption” Seminar last 23 February 2016 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Jakarta. The seminar was co-organized  by the Demographic Institute – Faculty of Economics and Business University of Indonesia and SEATCA.  The main objective of the seminar …

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Tobacco Excise hike deals a blow to cigarette makers

Satria Sambiijantoro and Linda Yulisman, The Jakarta Post President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s administration issued a regulation on Friday raising the tobacco excise, a move that should help the new government achieve its excise target of Rp 120.5 trillion (US$99.9 billion) in the 2015 state budget. A new Finance Ministry Regulation (PMK) enacted Friday will increase …

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Way Forward to Utilize The 2% Tobacco Excise Revenue Sharing and The 10% Local Cigarette Tax for Health Objective

Last 26 June 2014, a workshop entitled ‘Way Forward to Utilize The 2% Tobacco Excise Revenue Sharing and The 10% Local Cigarette Tax for Health Objective’ was held in Lombok, Indonesia. The workshop was attended by city representatives from the Health District Office (Dinas Kesehatan), Local Planning & Development Board (Badan Perencanaan Daerah), and Economic …

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