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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, UK] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes: How sniffer dogs uncover illicit trade

A BBC investigation has tracked how hundreds of millions of cigarettes made in one factory in Eastern Europe are being smuggled into the UK and sold illegally across the country. Smugglers buy the packs in Belarus for as little as 40p each then transport
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2016 02:34
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Azerbaijan and Belarus discuss creation of trading houses and joint production of tea and cigarettes

"The minister and the ambassador discussed the demand for tobacco and tobacco products, tea, wines, the possibility of creating joint ventures for production of tea and cigarettes, as well as trading houses," it was reported. The sides also covered othe
Azerbaijan Business Center (az)
added Nov 20, 2016 21:31
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Ministry of Health of Belarus initiates amendments to anti-smoking legislation

Electronic gadgets for smokers will be equated to tobacco products. The upd ated draft decree was discussed on Thursday at a meeting with the Head of State. The relevance of the question is obvious: according to statistics, almost half of men and quarter
Beltele radio company (by)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:26
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[Belarus] Lukashenko urges to step up anti-smoking campaign

It is essential to devise new anti-smoking approaches, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the session held on 28 July to discuss the sale and consumption of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices, BelTA has learned. “We can see than p
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:27
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[Belarus] Lithuania's and Latvia's illicit tobacco market remain among biggest in Europe

Illicit cigarettes last year accounted for 18.7% of Lithuania's total tobacco product market, down by 9.6 percentage points year-on-year. If these cigarettes had been purchased legally, the government would have raised around 66 million euros in addition
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:31
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Belarussian factory interested in increasing tobacco import from Azerbaijan

Director General of Belarussian Grodno tobacco factory Yuri Chernishev has said the factory is interested in increasing tobacco import from Azerbaijan.
AzerNews (az)
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[Asia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia] Timur Suleimenov: Excise duties should be harmonized to combat smuggling in EEU

o support its producer - Belarus has lower excise rates. We want to remove this differentiation, because it is clear: it is a measure of protectionism. But they can penetrate into the Russian border areas. If we continue to raise excise taxes on other cat
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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WHO praises Belarus' progress in tobacco control

An assessment mission of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control visited Belarus in 2015. Lars Moller said that the final report of the WHO specialists was quite positive overall. The document emphasizes Belarus' progress in tobacco control, inclu
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:43
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[Europe] Belarus, EU to step up cooperation in fight against tobacco smuggling

Chairman of the State Control Committee Leonid Anfimov met with Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) Giovanni Kessler as part of the visit of an OLAF delegation to Belarus. The parties discussed cooperation between the EU and Belarus
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Apr 6, 2016 16:37
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Iranian, Belarusian companies mull joint cigarette production ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:20
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