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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Companies Make Their Move In Indonesia Before Regulations Hit

Brandchannel.com
added May 13, 2013 02:51
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[Asia-pacific] Where the Marlboro man is still king

According to the latest Tobacco Atlas, . . . Pacific islanders are the world's heaviest smokers, with rates of 58 percent in Kiribati, 52.9 percent in Nauru, and 44 percent in Palau and Papua New Guinea.
Foreign Policy Magazine
added Aug 23, 2012 14:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette prices go up today

British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT) is shocked over the 14 per cent increase of tobacco excise, describing it as "excessive". "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia," said managing director Stefano Clin
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:48
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] ANALYSIS; Tobacco sector: Lighting up

we are beginning to see some light for next year. In the 2017 Draft State Budget (RAPBN), the government is budgeting only a 6 percent increase in tobacco excise revenue...the one-of-a-kind Marlboro kretek (clove cigarette) called Marlboro Filter Black.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:38
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian Tobacco Import Restrictions May Cause Havoc

The notion of a 20% import limitation on the total requirements of the tobacco industry, a 60% import duty for imported tobacco, and a triple excise on cigarettes that utilize imported tobacco is seen as lethal by the industry.
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:27
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco firms' influence in PH gov't among highest in SEA

With a score of 71, the Philippines ranks 3rd in the first-ever Tobacco Industry Interference Index released by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca). The Philippines follows Indonesia (78) and Malaysia (72). Following the Philippines ar
Rappler (ph)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:55
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines probes $126m in cigarette tax losses

Today-almost one year into the effectivity of the Sin Tax Reform Law - their warnings have proved almost prescient. Information provided by the country's largest tobacco manufacturer showed that the government may have lost as much as P4.4 billion (S$12
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:46
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] Groups reject tobacco conference

A coalition of civil society groups under the collective banner MATA has called on the government to withdraw its support for the World Tobacco Asia (WTA) conference, slated for Sept. 19. The coalition, comprising the Indonesian Consumers Protection Fou
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar seeks zero-duty access for tobacco products

Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 28, 2009 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, China] With return of Big Tobacco to Myanmar, smoking rates on the rise

Since the return of Big Tobacco to Myanmar en masse in 2013, smoking rates have increased markedly. Tobacco control experts warn that the firms’ sophisticated strategies are likely to push more people into the clutches of addiction
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:18
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