Headlines Tagged with Egypt — 285 headlines found
According to Egypt’s Minister of Health Adel El-Adawi, the decision to ban all forms of tobacco in public as the burden on the state through health costs associated with smoking have risen to an all-time high. With 30 percent (or 27 million) of Egypt’s
Apr 1, 2015 Egyptian Streets
added Apr 1, 2015 18:52
The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association called on the Minister of Supply to distribute a monthly quota of cigarettes through the ration card system, which benefits 40 million low-income citizens.
Mar 25, 2015 Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:44
Parliamentary candidates traditionally provide drinks, cigarettes and sheesha to people who attend election rallies and speeches, according to Osama Salama, president of the Giza and Cairo tobacco traders association.
Mar 12, 2015 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Mar 16, 2015 11:03
Egypt said Sunday it will raise the sales tax on both local and imported cigarettes as it confronts a major budget deficit. The decision announced by the presidency increases a flat tax by at least 7 cents for a pack of less expensive cigarettes. More e
Feb 22, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2015 16:19
Tobacco consumption in the region is notoriously high. Smoking is everywhere. But who's running this powerful industry?...Here is a look at some of the national Middle Eastern manufacturers, their role in the local markets they operate in and their outlo
Jan 18, 2015 Your Middle East
added Jan 18, 2015 21:50
Egypt has one of the highest rates of smokers in the world, the country’s health minister said on Tuesday. Adel El-Adawy said during a speech at a ministry conference on the economy of the tobacco industry that 24.4 percent of Egyptians smoke tobacco.
Oct 14, 2014 Al-Ahram (eg)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:25
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
Sep 18, 2014 VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Sep 22, 2014 22:44
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...
Jul 22, 2014 Reuters
added Jul 22, 2014 13:31
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
Jul 8, 2014 Al-Ahram (eg)
added Jul 8, 2014 16:15
Cigarette tax set at 50% per pack of 20, in addition to charge ranging from 1.75 Egyptian pounds to 2.75 pounds, depending on the price of the pack, according to presidential decree published in Official Gazette. * Foreign, domestic beers taxed at 200%, w
Jul 6, 2014 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 6, 2014 21:56