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Table 3 Euromonitor estimates of illicit market (2002)

From: A mountain or a molehill: is the illicit trade in cigarettes undermining tobacco control policy in South Africa?

  1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Average
Legal salesa 32.6 30.4 25.3 25.7 25.7 27.9
Contrabanda 4.5 6.2 10.8 10.2 9.6 8.3
Totala 37.1 36.6 35.5 35.9 35.3 36.1
Penetration 12.1% 16.9% 29.9% 28.4% 27.1% 22.9%
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