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[Europe, Libya] Copying Cleopatra: The Cigarette ‘Made in Egypt’, via Montenegro

For four years, officials in Cairo, London and Brussels rang alarm bells over the production of billions of cigarettes bearing the name of Egypt’s most popular brand at a state-run factory in Montenegro and, they believed, smuggled across North Africa fr
Balkan (ba)
added Dec 12, 2018 02:26

[Mid-east] Health Ministry: 8.7 Percent of Egyptians Regularly Smoke Shisha

8.7 percent of Egyptians regularly smoke shisha, while 1.2 percent smoke electronic cigarettes, according to Maysa Hamza, Director General of the Ministry of Health’s Environment Health Department. Smoking is a major cause of non-communicable diseases,
Al (jo)
added Dec 1, 2018 16:07

Egypt to work with WHO to combat illicit tobacco trade

Egypt's cabinet approved on Wednesday measures that go in line with the World Health Organization's (WHO) protocol to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products, MENA reported. The objective of the protocol is the elimination of all forms of illicit t
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:21

Egypt says cheap new drug 'Strox' threatens its youth

The 27-year-old man is among a growing number of Egyptians using Strox, a potent narcotic that is mixed with tobacco and smoked, and that Egyptian officials see as one of the biggest threats to the country’s young population.
added Nov 21, 2018 02:30

Egypt's Eastern Co Expects Around 20 Pct Increase In FY 2018-2019 Revenue

added Nov 21, 2018 02:28

Egypt postpones Eastern Tobacco share offering

Egypt is to postpone the offering of a 4.5 percent stake in state-owned Eastern Tobacco company due to global market volatility, the ministry of finance said in a statement on Friday. The ministry said that a cabinet committee responsible for managing IP
added Oct 19, 2018 11:51

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;
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24

UPDATE 1-Egypt to offer 4.5 pct stake in cigarette maker Eastern Company

Egypt will launch its programme for offering shares in state companies by offering a 4.5 percent stake in its top cigarette maker Eastern Company, the finance ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22

Egypt’s Largest Cigarette Maker Reports Record Profit

Eastern Tobacco, posted a 42.5 percent surge in profits for the year, beating estimates despite raising prices to accommodate the country’s new so-called sin tax. Eastern’s net income for fiscal 2017-18 rose to a record 4.2 billion Egyptian pounds ($234.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 26, 2018 12:01

Egypt names first five state companies to float shares under privatisation scheme

announced the names of the first five state companies that will offer shares this year as part of a plan to boost public finances through minority offerings on the Cairo exchange. The companies are Alexandria Mineral Oils Company, Eastern Tobacco, Alexan
added Jul 19, 2018 01:17
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