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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.
Reuters
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22
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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
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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
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:17
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Egypt's Eastern Co raises cigarette prices

will raise prices by 10 to 15 percent, or 1.5-3 Egyptian pounds ($0.0840-$0.2521), starting on Thursday, Chairman Mohammed Othman Haroun said. Prices have soared in import-dependent Egypt ever since it floated its pound currency in late 2016 as part of I
Reuters
added Jul 12, 2018 16:35
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Would placing pictorial health warnings on waterpipe devices reduce waterpipe tobacco smoking? A qualitative exploration of Egyptian waterpipe smokers’ and non-smokers’ responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Our exploratory study suggests that PHWs featured prominently on waterpipe devices could potentially deter experimentation with waterpipe tobacco products and promote cessation, especially among non-established users.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 03:13
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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 aims to raise tobacco tax revenues by $402 mln in 2018-19 budget

The country is targeting around 58.524 billion Egyptian pounds ($3.33 billion) in revenues from tobacco taxes, according to a document released by the Finance Ministry to the parliament on Sunday.
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:38
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BRIEF-Egypt's Eastern, Al-Mansour to Jointly Manufacture West Cigarette

Reuters
added Mar 23, 2018 14:58
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[Egypt, Mid-east] Arab Countries Considering Broad Ban on Smoking

The Council of Arab Ministers of Health called on Thursday for banning smoking in all its forms in public and closed places, and prohibiting advertising and promotion of tobacco, its products and derivatives. The council decided to present its resolutio
Asharq Al-Awsat (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:06
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[Egypt] AUC Launches Smoke and Tobacco Free Campus Initiative

In an effort to make The American University in Cairo (AUC) a healthier campus by the centennial celebration in 2019, the University has launched an initiative to ban smoking and tobacco use on campus in phases. The initiative kicked off this month, perm
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:40
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