TRACIT Market Alert
TRACIT speaks to CNN en Español, warns governments that prohibition policies drive markets for illicit alcohol
Full story on CNN en Español
IBRAC Webinar (29 July 2020). "Covid 19, economic crises and illicit trade in alcoholic beverages."
With TRACIT's Esteban Giudici
“La crisis de la COVID-19 ha incrementado el contrabando de alcohol y medicinas”, NTN24.com
Interview with TRACIT's Esteban Giudici (@31 min)
Government actions need to be carefully considered and finely balanced in dealing with the challenges associated with COVID19. If new restrictive alcohol measures are being considered, governments should consult and cooperate with industry to ensure that any restrictions are temporary in nature, proportionate and sustainable. Any such measures should be accompanied by appropriate public health messaging and reinforced by responsible retail standards.
In the face of a health pandemic, such as COVID19, it is recommended that governments: