Headlines Tagged with Egypt — 279 headlines found
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
Apr 7, 2013 St. Joseph (MI) Herald-Palladium
added Apr 7, 2013 09:13
Phillip Morris will help to train Customs Authority teams in the latest techniques to combat cigarettes smuggling, according to a press release. With these skills, Philip Morris hopes to prevent counterfeit cigarettes from entering the Egyptian market.
Mar 12, 2013 Egypt Independent (eg)
added Mar 12, 2013 12:49
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.
Mar 7, 2013 New York Times
added Mar 7, 2013 13:57
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
Mar 4, 2013 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Mar 4, 2013 05:43
The Tobacco Division at the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) is to hold a meeting with the head of the Egyptian Tax Authority (ETA) to discuss government-proposed taxes on tobacco products, said Ibrahim El Embaby, head of the division.
Feb 19, 2013 Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:15
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.
Feb 19, 2013 Egypt Independent (eg)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:01
Eastern Tobacco (EAST) reported financial results posting a net profit of LE 408,729 (value in thousands) for the period from 01/07/2012 till 31/12/2012.
Feb 14, 2013 egypt.com
added Feb 14, 2013 21:25
Lebanon thwarted the largest ever cigarette smuggling attempt to Egypt in December, the Egyptian Embassy announced Monday. "Out of 15 containers, owned by a Jordanian company, four containers [were found to include] 40 tons of counterfeit cigarettes," a
Feb 12, 2013 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:21
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
Jan 8, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Jan 8, 2013 12:40
An Islamist group in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula threatened to launch a crusade against drug use and cigarette smoking in the lawless desert region on Wednesday, prompting fears about the growing influence of radical groups in post-revolutionary Egypt.
Dec 27, 2012 Reuters
added Dec 27, 2012 05:28