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[Africa] Egypt's President Raises Cigarette Tax

Egypt said Sunday it will raise the sales tax on both local and imported cigarettes as it confronts a major budget deficit. The decision announced by the presidency increases a flat tax by at least 7 cents for a pack of less expensive cigarettes. More e
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2015 16:19
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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east] Foreign vs. local tobacco in the Middle East

Tobacco consumption in the region is notoriously high. Smoking is everywhere. But who's running this powerful industry?...Here is a look at some of the national Middle Eastern manufacturers, their role in the local markets they operate in and their outlo
Your Middle East
added Jan 18, 2015 21:50
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A quarter of Egyptians are smokers: Health minister

Egypt has one of the highest rates of smokers in the world, the country’s health minister said on Tuesday. Adel El-Adawy said during a speech at a ministry conference on the economy of the tobacco industry that 24.4 percent of Egyptians smoke tobacco.
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:25
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[Africa] Egyptian Investors’ Visit Spark Excitement For Malawi’s Tobacco Fortunes

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) says its tobacco industry is set for a major boost following the visit of a group of 16 Egyptian tobacco investors who where on ground recently to explore local opportunities. “The delegation will hold discussion
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Sep 22, 2014 22:44
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Egyptian cigarette maker Eastern posts 17 pct jump in profit

Egypt's leading cigarette maker Eastern Co posted a 17.1 percent increase in net profit in the year to June 30 on the back of stronger sales. Eastern, which has a monopoly for producing cigarettes in the country of 86...
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2014 13:31
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Age of Egyptian smokers dropped to 10 years old: Minister

Ghada Wali said during the Anti-Addiction Conference that the percentage of the Egyptian population smoking cigarettes has gone up by 5 percent since 2009 to 24 percent in 2013. Wali also said the average personal spending on smoking amounts to nearly LE
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Jul 8, 2014 16:15
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MORE: Egypt Issues New Tax Decree on Alcohol, Cigarettes

Cigarette tax set at 50% per pack of 20, in addition to charge ranging from 1.75 Egyptian pounds to 2.75 pounds, depending on the price of the pack, according to presidential decree published in Official Gazette. * Foreign, domestic beers taxed at 200%, w
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 6, 2014 21:56
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Egypt president raises cigarette, alcohol prices

Egypt’s president decreed an increase in sales tax on cigarettes, beer and wine, the latest in a series of price hikes that aim to ease the country’s staggering budget deficit. The decision announced Sunday increases a flat tax on local and imported ciga
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2014 18:40
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Egypt, Iran, Pakistan among top growth countries with respect to tobacco consumption: WHO

According to a news release by the United Nations Information Center in Tehrn, WHO called on countries to raise tobacco taxes. Higher taxes on tobacco raise more revenue for governments and health programmes, reduce tobacco use and lead to healthier comm
Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)
added May 30, 2014 04:17
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Egypt seeks to discourage tobacco use

The Egyptian government's recent decision to prevent the country from hosting an international shisha competition highlights its efforts to reduce smoking among Egypt's nine million smokers.
Al-Shorfa.com (USCENTCOM)
added May 17, 2014 16:04
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