Table 2

2009–2010 Cigarette price, excise tax, VAT and consumption

Average cigarette price (2009 Taka per pack of 10)17.419.3
Average excise tax rate (% of retail price)37.945.1
VAT (% of retail price)15.015.0
Average number of cigarettes smoked per day10.210.5
  • NB: 2010 prices are discounted by 8% to adjust for inflation during 2009–2010. Source: ITC Bangladesh Survey, 2009, 2010.

  • ITC, International Tobacco Control; VAT, value added tax.