Thai tobacco enjoys Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEPT) thanks to AFTA agreement.

Today, AIL regularly exports 5,000 to 8,000 metric tons of Thai Oriental leaf every year to Asia, Europe and USA. AIL supplies the world’s top cigarette manufacturers.The company is well placed to export worldwide, especially to Asia because Thailand has ratified the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) Agreement with its ASEAN neighbors so AIL customers enjoy zero tariff rates when they import AIL’s Thai Oriental leaf, thanks to the CEPT scheme in the AFTA agreement.