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[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, 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

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Gloom for tobacco farmers

Zimbabwe is expected to lose significantly this year in earnings as farmers are unlikely to meet the target of 222 million kilogrammes of tobacco owing to late rains and a mid-season dry spell.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2015 13:05

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends

declared a quarterly dividend of fifty- two cents ($0.52) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable May 11, 2015, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on April 14, 2015.
PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:07

Universal Corporation Reports Improved Third Quarter Results

Diluted earnings per share of $1.87, up 38% Segment operating income of $94 million, up 25% Revenues down 1% to $758 million
PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:06

[Zimbabwe] Tobacco Board To Shame Growers Who "Nest" Their Bales

it will place details of farmers who commit "nesting" on notice boards at auction floors here, including their pictures as a way of shaming them and discouraging others from the practice. Nesting tobacco means placing good quality tobacco on the top of th
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Feb 5, 2015 10:19

[Virginia] Lopez bill targets child labor on tobacco farms

The House Commerce and Labor Committee on Tuesday defeated a measure to ban the hiring of children to work with tobacco on Virginia farms. Del. Alfonso H. Lopez, D-Arlington, introduced the measure, alarmed by a report released by Human Rights Watch last
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 4, 2015 14:32

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Virginia tobacco exports up 327pc

rose 327 percent to 23,5 million kg last month from 5,5 million during the same period last year as prices firmed to $7,70 per kilogramme from $4,22 per kg during the prior period.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2015 23:28

[Kentucky] Project adds Horse Cave tobacco tales to ‘Stories’ website

Stories about the role of tobacco Horse Cave and the surrounding area, as told by those who grew it and worked in warehouses where it was sold, have been preserved in an online oral history project.
Glasgow (KY) Daily Times
added Feb 2, 2015 18:44

[Kazakhstan, USA] HEFLER: Tobacco industry confronted with child labour

every time a new report is published tobacco companies react with apparent surprise...industry is extremely monopolised, has a record of collusion and suppression of leaf prices, interferes with policy development and invests in NGOs such as ITGA, ECLT an
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2015 12:54
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