Business Watch: Cigarette prices set to go up October 20th

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 17:00

Tobacco manufacturer WITCO, is saying adjusting prices upwards in this economic climate could work against the company.

Tobacco prices are set to increase by the end of the month as excise duty on cigarettes manufactured locally will increase by 15%.

Also, the American Chamber of Commerce is taking issue with the 7% online shopping tax that will take effect by the end of the month.

Judy Kanhai has the details in Business Watch.