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Cigarette price breakaway in Malaysia?

Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd's decision to maintain the price of its cigarettes so far hints of a breakaway from the industry's traditional practice of raising prices in unison. Following moves by British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) and JT International B
added Sep 17, 2014 14:30

BAT pushes for tobacco harm reduction policy

British American Tobacco (BAT), has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments around the world to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation. The WHO’s own estimates suggest there ar
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:52

[Zimbabwe] Africa: Mugabe undaunted ($$)

Zanu-PF’s plans to “indigenise” foreign businesses. This would mean that at least 51 per cent of any enterprise should be owned by black Zimbabweans. ... manufacturers such as Nestlé and British American Tobacco, are in Zanu-PF’s sights.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 15, 2013 15:14

[Djibouti] BAT refused to sever ties with exile accused of pocketing £50m ($$)

An exiled businessman accused of syphoning £50 million from one of Africa’s smallest countries has worked for British American Tobacco for almost 25 years, documents reveal.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 8, 2013 01:08

[Africa, Kenya] BAT eyes premium smokers to cut reliance on Sportsman

AT Kenya will now focus on the high-end cigarette market with its premier Dunhill brand to drive growth. The firm sold more than five billion cigarette sticks last year, with its flagship Sportsman brand accounting for more than half of total sale volumes
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 6, 2013 02:01

FDA move on nicotine could boost Philip Morris iQOS smoking device

"We believe this could prove to be an opportunity over the long term for reduced-risk products and, therefore, Altria/(Philip Morris) as they have a unique competitive advantage with iQOS,” Bonnie Herzog, a tobacco industry analyst at Wells Fargo Securit
added Jul 30, 2017 11:44

[Europe, UK] Is Imperial Brands plc in play after British American Tobacco plc’s bid for Reynolds?

as one of the smallest players in the tobacco space, Imperial Brands appears ripe for the picking by a larger peer. Indeed, the company is less than half the size of London-listed peer British American Tobacco and compared to cigarette behemoth Philip Mo
Motley Fool UK
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29

[Africa, Zambia] Cigarette smuggling hits BAT

says the firm lost 50 percent of its profit in the last quarter due to cigarette smuggling. Mr Machanzi has explained that the negative impact also affects incomes for farmers and the government which is also losing tax revenue through smuggling of illeg
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:47

[UK] US tobacco’s future emerges through the vapour

set to shake up the US’s $90bn tobacco industry, cementing Reynolds American as the second-largest domestic tobacco company and marking the emergence of British tobacco giant Imperial Tobacco as a serious player in the US for the first time. For North Car
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 20:48

[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies frustrating Bill, says MP

The mover of the Tobacco Control Bill in parliament, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, has expressed concern over tobacco companies which have started up on a move to frustrate the Bill which has already passed the first reading. The legislator says he received a l
The New Vision (ug)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:21
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