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[Asia] Azerbaijan doubles acreage and increases purchase price of tobacco

Azerbaijan doubles acreage and increases purchase price of tobacco Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Ministers for Economy Shahin Mustafayev and for Agriculture Heydar Asadov have met with representatives of the enterprises for tobacco manufacture and processing. T
Azerbaijan Business Center (az)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales rack in $200m in two months

export earnings have clocked $200 million from a sale of 28 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf since the beginning of the year, latest statistics indicate. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that a sum of $40 million
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:41
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Malawi Evaluates Impact of Heavy Flooding on Tobacco Harvest

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission is investigating the effect of floods that washed away about 7,000 hectares (17,300 acres) of crops, including tobacco and corn.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:22
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Floods in Malawi, Mozambique Force Thousands to Flee Homes

Malawi is Africa’s top exporter of burley tobacco, a low-grade variety of the crop. Limbe Leaf Tobacco Co., a unit of U.S.-based Universal Corp., Alliance One International Inc. (AOI) and Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) are among buyers of the nation’s crop. T
Bloomberg News
added Jan 16, 2015 14:53
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[Africa] Tanzania: Adulteration of Tobacco Irks Councillors

COUNCILLORS in Tabora District have expressed concern over adulteration of tobacco leaves by some farmers and vowed to enact a by-law to curb the malpractice. The councillors gave their concerns during a field tour at the Morogoro-based Tanzania Tobacco
All-Africa.com
added Nov 12, 2014 18:34
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Facing uncertain future, tobacco growers look at alternate crops in Oman

Some say no other crop offers so much money, others point to the hundreds of people who earn their livelihood on these farms. But with an official ban looming on the horizon, everyone agrees that it is time for Oman's tobacco farmers to look at other opt
Muscat Daily (om)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:29
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers face cash blues

ZIMBABWE’S tobacco farmers say they feel cheated after government banned cash payments at auction floors, days before the start of the 2016 selling season.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:16
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[Kentucky] ‘It’s all about the smoke’ Dark fired tobacco finds its way into premium cigars

Cigar aficionados from across the country gravitated to Robert Gray’s operation in southern Christian County by the hundred Saturday for the Kentucky Barn Smoker, an event that promised an intimate experience with Kentucky’s dark fired tobacco crop.
Kentucky New Era
added Oct 10, 2015 12:13
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 4 tobacco buyers risk losing licences

AT least four of the 20 Class “A” buyers that have been licensed to buy tobacco this year risk losing their licences as they have not yet started operating, four weeks after the season begun. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chief executive Dr Andrew
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 18, 2014 15:54
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