The illegal trade in alcohol has grown to overtake the legal wine and cider trade in SA, according to research by Euromonitor. The study was paid for by the alcohol industry. 

The liquor industry, represented by the Beer Association of SA, the SA Liquor Brand Owners Association, and Vinpro — which represents wine and grape growers — commissioned the study to gauge the effect of the cumulative alcohol bans and to probe the illegal trade. ..

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