SEATCA Tobacco Tax Index 2017:
Implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 6 in ASEAN Countries.
This report tracks progress of tobacco tax policy against the WHO Framework convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) Article 6 Guidelines and reveals that while some countries have made significant progress in formulating and implementing tobacco tax policies, the region as a whole had advanced slowly in the past few years, outpaced by economic and income growth. ASEAN governments should do more to make their tobacco tax policies more effective. (pdf 4.6mb)