Saudi "sin tax" targets cigarettes to raise funds

ReutersNewsPublished: June 12, 2017Updated: June 13, 20173 views
Published: June 12, 2017Updated: June 13, 2017

It’s now more expensive to smoke or have fizzy drinks in Saudi Arabia.The country’s introduced heavy taxes on the two, as it seeks to cut its huge budget deficit, which hit $79 billion last year. From Dubai, Nawied Jabarkhyl reports.

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