Stamped cigarettes Camel, Philip or BAT are still sold along the main arteries and even bistros of Kinshasa, such as Matonge, Quartier 1 (Kimbuta Boulevard), Bon-Marché, 7eme Rue Place commercial, Delvaux, etc..., especially at the evening hours. Several weeks after the revelations of the Swiss NGO Public Eye on Swiss cigarettes very toxic poured in Africa, no precaution has been taken by the Congolese authorities to protect consumers from potential risks or morbidities.

On the other hand, the Chief Executive of Customs and Excise (DGDA) expects more than 124, 3 billion of our francs, or more than 71 million dollars of revenue on tobacco imported in 2019. True, the survey published by the Switzerland NGO, revealed "Swiss cigarettes are a hit in Africa", focused on Morocco, given the country's importance to industry majors such as Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Phillip Morris International (PMI) or Bristish American Tobacco (BAT)...


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