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[Africa, Zambia] Lack of finances affecting tobacco farmers – TBZ

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says lack of financial support among tobacco farmers is affecting their potential to grow the crop at full capacity. TBZ tobacco inspector – Southern Region Teddy Chirwa said most farmers are unable to grow the crop, whi
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52

Burley in short supply

Universal Corporation believes that worldwide demand for Burley tobacco might exceed supply. “We are currently forecasting worldwide Burley tobacco production levels for fiscal year 2018 of about 510 million kg, a reduction of approximately 13 percent f
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05

[Asia, India] The Tobacco War /The tobacco industry has taken off its gloves and is going after anti-tobacco lobbyists

A presentation on the Indian market by Philip Morris out some anti-tobacco groups for special attention...with a red circle...Dr Reddy’s photo finds its place among those of seven other...Dr Judith Mackay, ...Prof Rob Moodie...Simon Chapman
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:19

[Asia-pacific] Cigarette Manufacturers Indonesia Experience Tough Times

Indonesian tobacco manufacturers continue to face big challenges this year amid fierce competition for market share and rising taxes (as well as other government measures that have been implemented with the aim to curb cigarette consumption, for example
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Aug 4, 2017 18:23

[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
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