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[China] Chinese tariffs could affect North Carolina tobacco and pork producers

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler said that the state exported more than $156 million worth of tobacco and more than $55 million worth of pork to China last year. "Our number one trading partner in agriculture in North Carolina is China. This amoun
WTVD ABC 11 (Durham, NC)
added Apr 6, 2018 18:50
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[UK] 94,000 illegal cigarettes seized in County Durham

MORE than 94,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized by officers in County Durham in the last 12 months. Meanwhile more than 20 per cent of premises where Durham County Council made test purchases to see if sellers are abiding by laws to prevent the sal
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:53
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Kenyans smoked 700 million fake cigarettes last year with billions going up in smoke

BAT’s Area Head of Security John Evans Monday told a forum on illicit trade in Nairobi that about 700 million fake cigarettes were sold locally last year and said corruption in government was to blame, even as the government announced a multi-sectoral ag
Business Insider
added Apr 5, 2018 19:46
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UNDER THE DOME ‘It really hits North Carolina’: China goes after tobacco in latest tariff fight

North Carolina exported more than $156 million in leaf tobacco to China in 2017, making the nation the largest consumer of the state’s tobacco in the world. That number is already down from more than $184 million in 2015 and $166 million in 2016, accordi
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 5, 2018 04:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] Lowering taxes on cigarettes dangerous: health ministry

The ministry has rather requested the FBR to do away with the strange and complex taxation on tobacco products introduced last year which introduced a third tier taxation in imposition of Federal Excise Duty and as a result, the prices of cigarettes were
The News (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Research says illegal cigarette sales less than 9%

A research study carried out recently has discovered that maximum illicit cigarette sales does not amount to more than nine per cent in Pakistan... It shows that tobacco industry claims of more than 40% spurious cigarette sales were unfounded. This means
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:26
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Illicit cigarette use has doubled, major tobacco company study finds

Illicit cigarette use in Thailand has more than doubled, costing the country at least Bt3.6 billion a year in lost tax revenue, a study by the major tobacco company says. Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited [PMTL] revealed the findings of its study on Mond
The Nation (th)
added Apr 5, 2018 00:32
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[Pennsylvania] Witnesses testify on effort to retrieve tobacco from inmate

Three former Blair County Prison inmates saw portions of an organized effort to get tobacco from a fellow inmate’s rectum, trial testimony revealed Tuesday. Dalaun Carroll, who is expected to plead guilty to assault and related charges in connection with
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Apr 4, 2018 20:41
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[USA] China Shows No One Wants a Trade War, Really

Tobacco and sorghum farms, too, tend to be in traditionally conservative areas of the South -- Texas, Virginia and North Carolina -- where Democrats have been making increasing inroads.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:09
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[USA] China to Levy $50 Billion of Reciprocal Tariffs on 106 U.S. Products

China will levy 25% reciprocal tariffs on 106 U.S. products including soybean, automobile, aircraft, tobacco and chemicals, CCTV reports
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:08
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