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[Europe] Cigarette Smuggling Between France And Algeria No Longer Going Unnoticed

France has been the worst hit by illegal tobacco among the countries of the EU, and Algeria is one of its main suppliers. EURACTIV recently discussed the situation with the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). It stated that France can seek OLAF’s support
EurActiv
added Dec 2, 2018 16:32
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[Europe] OLAF: Up to France to request help on genuine cigarettes smuggled from Algeria

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) stands ready to assist member states, such as France, in the fight against illicit tobacco trade with third countries, but it’s up to the national authorities to make a request, OLAF told EURACTIV.com.
EurActiv
added Sep 19, 2018 19:20
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[Africa, Algeria, Europe, France] Tobacco smuggling: Marseille’s illicit secret

The latest trend, seen almost everywhere in the bustling Mediterranean city, is the sale of cigarettes smuggled from North Africa. In the endless cat-and-mouse game with the police, smugglers seem to be winning, for now. The Project SUN report, an annual
EurActiv
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[Europe] Genuine cigarettes smuggling from Algeria gives Brussels another headache

In recent years, Europe has seen the rise of new forms of illicit tobacco trade, such as illicit cut tobacco or cheap white cigarettes. However, the increasing flow of genuine cigarettes from Algeria into Europe is giving politicians a fresh headache. T
EurActiv
added Jul 10, 2018 13:01
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[Africa, Asia, India] Algeria, Among First Countries to Sign Tobacco Control Convention

Algeria signed the WHO framework convention in 2006 and included it in its laws, said the minister at the opening of the preparatory meeting of the Conference of the Parties... Some 150 representatives from 47 African countries attend this two-day prepa
All-Africa.com
added Oct 11, 2016 20:27
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[Algeria, Niger] Abduction of Girls an Act Not Even Al Qaeda Can Condone

The dismay ... of Boko Haram’s violence is a reflection of the increasingly far-flung and ideologically disparate networks of Islamist militancy, which now include the remnants of Bin Laden’s puritanical camps, Algerian cigarette smugglers and a brutal So
New York Times
added May 8, 2014 05:13
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[Algeria] Philip Morris International to Acquire 49% Interest in Arab Investors-TA

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) agreed to acquire a 49% interest in Arab Investors-TA for $625 million, a deal that aims to strengthen the cigarette maker's profits in the Algerian market.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 1, 2013 07:11
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Philip Morris Agrees to Buy Stake in Algerian Tobacco Maker (2)

agreed to buy a stake in Societe des Tabacs Algero-Emiratie for about $625 million to expand in Africa. The investment involves taking a 49 percent stake in United Arab Emirates-based Arab Investors TA, which in turn owns 51 percent of the Societe des Ta
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 1, 2013 07:09
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[Algeria, UK] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contrabrand tobacco is a $1bn trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who masterminded the attack on the Algerian gas plant. The trade is highly profitable – and very low risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:55
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[France, Mali] Algeria attack: Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed gangster behind the raid

Usually pictured in a black turban, his involvement in cigarette smuggling - part of a mosaic of criminal activities - was such that he became known locally as "Mr Marlboro".
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:15
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