Last minute: A new hike in cigarette prices is on the way. After the 6 lira hike in January and March, the Turkish Monopoly Dealers Platform President Özgür Aybaş made a statement for the cigarette prices, which were increased by 2 liras in the past days. Aybaş announced that another cigarette group had a raise. So how much were the cigarette prices?
Sharing on his social media account, Aybaş announced the current price list with the latest price increase, saying, “The hikes continue.” According to the current price list, the cheapest cigarette is 23.50 TL and the most expensive cigarette is 40 TL.
55 PERCENT SCT INCREASED ON CIGARETTES
According to the decision, which was published in the Official Gazette last month and entered into force, the applicable excise duty rate on rolled tobacco was increased from 40 percent to 55 percent.