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[Egypt] Cigarette tax raise announced soon, says government source

The economic reform program that the government has prepared for the International Monetary Fund to consider for its loan includes a raise on cigarette taxes by LE0.75 for local brands and LE1.25 for imported brands, a government source said.
Egypt Independent (eg)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:01
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Egyptian Cigarette Maker Restarts Production as Strike Ends

Eastern Tobacco, Egypt’s monopoly cigarette maker, resumed production after reaching agreement with workers who had been on strike for two days, Fatma Ramadan of the Egyptian trade union federation said in a phone interview.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 20, 2012 00:21
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Egyptian tobacco firm Eastern announces 5:1 share split

Eastern Co will conduct a 5:1 share split on September 27, Egypt’s top cigarette maker said on Wednesday. The nominal value of each share will be 1 Egyptian pound ($0.0560) instead of five, it said. $1 = 17.8600 Egyptian pounds Reporting by Ehab Farouk;
Reuters
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Egypt to sell up to 4 pct of Eastern Tobacco stake on Cairo exchange -ministry

Egypt’s state-owned Holding Company for Chemical Industries has agreed to sell up to 4 percent of its stake in Eastern Tobacco on the Cairo exchange, Minister of Public Enterprise Khaled Badawy said in a statement on Monday.
Reuters
added May 29, 2018 16:05
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Egypt's Eastern restates FY profit to EGP 1.78 bln

Reuters
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Africa, Mid-east] Egypt's Eastern Co, Philip Morris reach agreement over arrears

Egypt's top cigarette maker Eastern Company said on Thursday it had reached an agreement with its international partner Philip Morris for the tobacco giant to pay back outstanding debt and make future payments in the local currency.
Reuters
added Mar 2, 2017 04:53
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[Asia, Egypt, Israel] Attempted Smuggling of Nargillah Tobacco in Spare Tires Foiled

During the Passover holiday, attempt to smuggle goods into Eilat continued as usual, including an attempt to bring in nargilah (hookah) tobacco from Egypt to two Acco residents. Following a strong gut feeling, customs inspectors pulled the suspects' car
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Apr 14, 2015 12:47
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[Egypt] Chain-smoking young activists rattle Brotherhood

Just a few weeks ago they were dismissed as “those kids from Rebel”, but after mobilising mass demonstrations that toppled Egypt’s government, a ragtag team of chain-smoking young activists has emerged as the latest hero of Egypt’s opposition.
Gulf News (ae)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:02
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[Africa, Egypt] Passive tobacco smoke deadly

Passive smoking causes diseases in 71 per cent of Egyptian houses. According to Dr Magdi Badran, a fellow and consultant at the Paediatrics Immunology Institute of Postgraduate Childhood Studies at Ain Shams University, women smokers have a greater risk
The Egyptian Gazette (eg)
added Jun 6, 2013 10:34
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Egypt Shies Away From Economic Overhauls

The government would start with the least controversial measures, including a “luxury” sales tax on tobacco, alcohol and soft drinks, he said. Income tax changes were unlikely to be pushed through until at least July.
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2013 13:57
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