Cigarette Prices Have Rise As Of January 1, Smokers Should Know
Cigarette Prices Have Rise As Of January 1, Smokers Should Know

Smokers Should Know

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani has officially increased cigarette excise duty in 2022 by an average of 12 percent. This means that the increase in cigarette excise rates is different for each group. The highest increase was applied to the Machine-made Kretek Cigarette (SKM) I category from the previous tariff of Rp. 865 to Rp. 985, an increase of 13.9 percent.


Meanwhile, SKM IIA experienced an increase of 12.1 percent from Rp. 535 to Rp. 600 as well as IIB which increased by Rp. 14.3 percent from Rp. 525 to Rp. 600. Then the SPM I class also increased from Rp 935 to Rp 1,065, an increase of 13.9 percent. Then SPM IIA increased from Rp 565 to Rp 635 or 12.4 percent. Meanwhile, SPM IIB increased from Rp. 555 to Rp. 635, an increase of 14.4 percent.


Complete list of increases

Meanwhile, Hand Kretek Cigarettes (SKT) experienced the lowest increase, namely a maximum of 4.5 percent. For SKT IA, the tariff increases from Rp. 425 to Rp. 440, an increase of 3.5 percent. Then the SKT IB tariff increased from Rp. 330 to Rp. 345 or 4.5 percent. Meanwhile, SKT II increased from Rp. 200 to Rp. 205, an increase of 2.5 percent. Finally, SKT III increased from Rp 110 to Rp 115 or 4.5 percent.


The following is a complete list of increases in the retail selling price of cigarettes by category:

  • SKM I: Up 13.9 percent (Rp 1,905 per stick) to Rp 38,100 per pack (20 sticks)
  • SKM IIA: Up 12.1 percent (Rp 1,140 per stick) to Rp 22,800 per pack
  • SKM IIB: Up 14.3 percent (Rp 1,140 per stick) to Rp 22,800 per pack
  • SPM I: Up 13.9 percent (Rp 2,005 per stick) to Rp 40,100 per pack
  • SPM IIA: Up 12.4 percent (Rp1,135 per stick) to Rp 22,700 per pack
  • SPM IIB: Up 14.4 percent (Rp 1,135 per stick) to Rp 22,700 per pack
  • SKT IA: Up 3.5 percent (Rp 1,635 per stick) to Rp 32,700 per pack
  • SKT IB: Up 4.5 percent (Rp 1,135 per stick) to Rp 22,700 per pack
  • SKT II: Up 2.5 percent (Rp 600 per stick) to Rp 12,000 per pack
  • SKT III: Increase 4.5 percent (Rp 505 per stick) to Rp 10,100 per pack.