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New taxes have Egyptian smokers fuming

As part of a new VAT bill aimed at reforming the country’s fiscal policy, the Egyptian government hikes up taxes on cigarettes and tobacco for the third year in a row, raising concern among smokers of limited income who now must choose between paying mor
added Aug 2, 2016 13:37

[Egypt] Cigarette prices increase by 10%

The price of Merit, Marlboro, and LM cigarettes rose by 10 percent, equal to LE20 per cartridge and LE2 per pack, Al-Borsa News website reported on Tuesday.
Egypt Independent (eg)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:20

[Africa] 24% of Egyptians are smokers: MOH

Even more worryingly, 12 percent of the smokers are under 15 years old, Kandil added. Ministry of Health signed a protocol with Consumer Protection Agency to support smoking-give up activities and to reduce the rate of smoking tobacco, Health Ministry 
Cairo Post (eg)
added Aug 6, 2015 01:09

[Egypt, Palestine] Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:15

[Africa, Asia, China, Egypt] It's a smoke world, after all

Tobacco companies even exploit revolution. According to WHO's Global Adult Tobacco Survey, when Hosni Mubarak's government in Egypt was overthrown and smoking regulations fell by the wayside, tobacco companies stepped in to promote smoking as a way to de
St. Joseph (MI) Herald-Palladium
added Apr 7, 2013 09:13

Egypt imposes stamp tax on cigarettes

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 22, 2013 14:51

[Egypt, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Suez Canal attack by al-Qaida blew Irish cigarette smuggling ring

The smuggler whose container of cigarettes was hit by a rocket fired by al-Qaida on the Suez Canal has become the number one target for gardai. Investigations have shown that the man, in his mid-40s, has become one of Ireland's richest smugglers, supply
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:35

BIZ BRIEF: JT acquires leading Egyptian water pipe tobacco firm

Japan Tobacco Inc. announced March 4 that the JT Group has completed the acquisition of Egypt's Al Nakhla Tobacco Co. With headquarters and two factories in Cairo and Shebin El Kom, Nakhla is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water pipe tobacc
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Mar 4, 2013 05:43

Egypt Lawsuit Seeking to Close Eastern Tobacco Delayed to Feb. 3

The lawsuit, filed in March 2012, seeks the withdrawal of Eastern Co. (EAST)’s license to operate and the closure of its plants on grounds the production of cigarettes and the tobacco used in water pipes runs counter to the principles of Islamic law, as s
Bloomberg News
added Jan 8, 2013 12:40

Egypt announces tax hikes, hits alcohol and tobacco hardest

Surprising most everyone in the country on Sunday, less than a week ahead of a constitutional referendum, the government announced a series of tax hikes across the board, from alcohol and tobacco to gas and real estate.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Dec 10, 2012 02:53
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