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[Africa, Asia, Zimbabwe] China's investments help least developed countries pursue brighter future

"Chinese investment in agriculture has to a large extent sustained Zimbabwe's tobacco industry through the outgrower scheme operated by Chinese firms. In addition to providing capital for farmers, the outgrower scheme has guaranteed a ready market for Zim
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 17:49

Alliance One International Reports Fiscal Year 2018 First Quarter Results

Revenue for the quarter increased 6.1% to $277.0 million versus last year mainly due to increased lamina sales and improved average selling price per kilo. Selling, general and administrative expense ("SG&A") decreased 12.8% to $33.8 million driven by r
PR Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 01:23

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

a quarterly dividend of fifty-four cents ($0.54) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable November 6, 2017, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on October 10, 2017.
PR Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 01:22

Universal Corporation Reports Improved First Quarter Results

reported net income of $3.6 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, which ended on June 30, 2017. Those results were up $9.1 million compared with a net loss of $5.5 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, for the firs
PR Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 01:22

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Curtain comes down on tobacco selling season

Flue-cured tobacco sales will now be conducted once a week as the 2017 marketing season is set to close early next month, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 28, 2017 20:21
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[Asia, China] Nandan county tobacco harvest heats up

In the past, Nandan county was encumbered with backward production methods and facilities, resulting in relatively low yields and poor quality tobacco leaves. This year has witnessed the city step up its efforts to develop modern tobacco agriculture thr
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45

Current and Former Members of the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation or an Heir of a Member, May be Impacted by a Class Action Lawsuit Currently Pending in the North Carolina General Court of Justice

This Notice is to advise Class Members of a class action case filed against the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corp. based on allegations that Stabilization accumulated hundreds of millions of dollars from a few specific sources over the cou
PR Newswire
added Jul 26, 2017 14:47

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Excise-tax reforms should not kill Ilocos tobacco production

Tobacco farmers in the province of Ilocos Norte were to persist in tobacco farming no matter the challenges of higher excise tax and the graphic health warning on cigarette packs, as demand continues to rise, according to Batac City Mayor Albert D. Chua
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:55

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] NTB farmers pin hopes on tobacco bill for welfare

The West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) administration, along with local tobacco farmers, has expressed hope that a controversial draft bill on the tobacco industry currently under deliberation at the House of Representatives will protect farmers’ welfare. The adm
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:14

[Africa] Malawi hails Alliance One for its crop diversification initiative

Government has commended one of the country’s tobacco buying companies Alliance One Tobacco Malawi for engaging into various crop diversification programs at its farms in Kasungu where it is has planted some 25 hectares of sugar-beans and 8 hectares of p
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:13
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