From: The View from Taiwan

So there I was, surfing the net, and stumbled across this paper on the Tobacco and Liquor Monopoly’s drive to become a global corporation: Jappe Eckhardt, Jennifer Fang and Kelley Lee (2017) The Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation: To ‘join the ranks of global companies’, Global Public Health, 12:3, 335-350. It notes:

From: A Joint Project between Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office

2017 Situation Report on Counterfeiting and Piracy in the European Union

Regarding product types, the top categories of detained articles at the external borders in 2015 were cigarettes, which accounted for 27 % of the overall amount of detained articles. . . .