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[Africa, Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] How tobacco tax spikes could trigger smuggling

speakers of the fifth Middle East and North Africa conference on ‘Combating Illicit Trade and Tax Engagement’ said yesterday. The annual conference, held at the JW Marriott Marquis, was hosted by British American Tobacco (BAT).
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:13

[Africa] Egypt's President Raises Cigarette Tax

Egypt said Sunday it will raise the sales tax on both local and imported cigarettes as it confronts a major budget deficit. The decision announced by the presidency increases a flat tax by at least 7 cents for a pack of less expensive cigarettes. More e
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2015 16:19

[Africa, Malawi] ARET introduces three new tobacco varieties

Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) has introduced three new tobacco varieties in Malawi which according to the trust are pest and disease resistant besides being fast maturing.
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:20

[Africa, Uganda] Govt reassures tobacco farmers

The Government will continue supporting tobacco growing, amid a campaign for the Tobacco Control Bill 2012. State minister for investment James Mutende recently said ... He made the remarks during the launch of Alliance One, a company that exports tobacc
The New Vision (ug)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:11

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $196m

Statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board show that the latest figures are six times higher than $36 million realised in the same period last year from 10,5 million kg of the golden leaf.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:17

[Africa, Ivory Coast] WHO not doing enough to roll back tobacco -NGO

Head of the UNESCO University Committee Club against Drug (GLUCOD) Lacina Tall has asserted.The GLUCOD chairman was speaking during a workshop ahead of the adoption at the Ivorian National Assembly of an anti-tobacco draft bill to battle the consumption
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:54

[Africa, Zimbabwe] More farmers register to grow tobacco

At least 88 640 farmers have registered to grow tobacco this year, up from 87 281 last year, although 26 375 who sold the crop last year have not yet listed, the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:02

[Africa, Zimbabwe] China-top-Zim-tobacco-importer

Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports to China for the first month of 2015 soared more than tenfold compared to the same period last year owing to the ever increasing appetite for the country’s products by Beijing.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:19

[Africa] British American Tobacco company wins case in Kenya

In the case filed by cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT), the taxman lost more than a half a billion shillings, where BAT was let off the hook over classification of cigarettes. The decision by High Court Judge George Odunga exonerated BAT fro (gh)
added Feb 8, 2015 15:00

[Africa, Zimbabwe] TSL revenue goes up 19 percent

TSL has said it will continue to focus on creating sustainable value through its clusters after the group reported a 19 percent increase in revenue ... TSL maintained a stable growth in their business anchored by spiking tobacco and logistics businesses
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2015 13:06
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