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Japanese Tobacco to acquire Egyptian hookah-molasses company

Third-largest international tobacco seller, Japanese Tobacco Inc, announces it is buying a stake in Al Nakhla Tobacco
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Nov 21, 2012 11:24

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...
added Jul 22, 2014 13:31

Egypt's govt increases cigarettes retail prices

Price of Cleopatras up to almost LE7, with Marlboro, Merit and Kent up to nearly LE17, after increase from finance ministry
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Mar 11, 2014 21:44

Egypt sees increased cigarette smuggling

Factors that have contributed to the spike in the illegal cigarette brands include a deteriorating security situation across the country and a series of sudden and sharp taxes increases on legitimate cigarettes. The Government of Egypt is still struggli
Arabian Gazette (ae)
added Jun 8, 2013 01:25

[Africa, Asia] Al-Bawaba Egypt's tobacco industry is smokin', despite tax hike

Egypt's main and sole tobacco producer said its total cigarette production over the past fiscal year has seen an uptick of around 8.5 percent, with 82 billion cigarettes produced and 79 billion sold, mostly to Egyptians, in this period. Eastern Company—p
Al (jo)
added Dec 7, 2015 15:51

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

[Africa, Malawi] Egypt to Construct Two Tobacco Processing Factories

The Egyptian government says it will construct two tobacco processing factories in Malawi as a way of supporting the tobacco industry in the country. The Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi, Maher El-Adawy disclosed this in an interview with Mana on Tuesday in
added Apr 23, 2015 09:49

[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
added Sep 22, 2014 22:44

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

Egypt imposes stamp tax on cigarettes, price unchanged

Eastern Tobacco, Egypt's monopoly cigarettes producer, say a new stamp tax will not lead to a price increase, aiming only to close the black market
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 25, 2013 19:29
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