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Whether you are responsible for specifying and managing, enforcing or supplying tax stamp and track and trace programmes for excise products, our comprehensive analysis offers invaluable insight into and analysis of the latest issues, policies and innovative technologies – insight that is only available from Reconnaissance.

First published in 2009, Tax Stamp & Traceability News has become the authoritative voice for all those involved in combating illicit trade, tax evasion and counterfeiting in tobacco, alcohol and other excisable products.

What Tax Stamp & Traceability News Covers

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  • Suppliers of security substrates, authentication and serialisation technologies
  • Suppliers of integrated excise tax administration and traceability systems

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