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[Bangladesh] Japan Tobacco coughs up for more frontier smokers

The deal is part of Japan Tobacco's effort to offset the decline of cigarette sales in developed markets with bets on places where people are still lighting up. It lifts the company's spending over the past year to almost $5 billion, following previous p
NASDAQ
added Aug 7, 2018 16:56
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JT Group Inks $1.5B Deal For Akij's Bangladeshi Tobacco Biz ($$)

Japan Tobacco Inc. and its affiliates have agreed to buy United Dhaka Tobacco Co. Ltd., Bangladesh’s second-largest tobacco company, from conglomerate Akij Group for roughly 124.3 billion Bangladeshi taka ($1.5 billion), the Tokyo-based tobacco giant said
Law360
added Aug 7, 2018 03:05
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Japan Tobacco to Acquire Bangladesh Company for $1.5 Billion

The Japanese company is acquiring the tobacco business of Akij Group, the second-largest cigarette maker in Bangladesh with about 20 percent share of the market, Japan Tobacco said in a statement Monday. “With this investment, we continue to accelerate
Bloomberg News
added Aug 6, 2018 19:38
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Japan Tobacco buying Bangladesh Akij's tobacco business for $1.5 billion

is buying the tobacco business of Bangladesh’s Akij Group for around $1.5 billion, its second major purchase in five months...in March to buy Russia’s Donskoy Tabak for about 90 billion rubles ($1.42 billion).
Reuters
added Aug 6, 2018 18:17
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Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:59
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Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jun 13, 2018 06:27
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

in countries experiencing rapid economic growth, significant tax increases are needed to counteract the effect of income growth, in order for the tax increases to be effective in reducing tobacco use.
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2018 03:21
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

t a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities...Therefore, tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-sets any positive effects of
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2018 00:47
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys

a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities to accommodate their smoking behaviour... tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:34
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tax increases that were implemented during 2009–2015 were not enough to increase tobacco product prices sufficiently to outweigh the effect of income growth, and to reduce tobacco consumption. The findings from this research inform policymakers that i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 23:38
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