Headlines Tagged with Egypt — 274 headlines found
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
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.
Dec 19, 2012 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 20, 2012 00:21
Two-day strike for better pay and conditions at state-owned Eastern Company cigarette manufacturer ends after investment minister promises to meet workers' financial demands
Dec 19, 2012 Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 19, 2012 12:44
Strike for better pay and bonuses at Eastern Tobacco enters second day, workers also demand dismissal of company chairman
Dec 18, 2012 Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 18, 2012 14:26
Surprising most everyone in the country on Sunday, less than a week ahead of a constitutional referendum, the government announced a series of tax hikes across the board, from alcohol and tobacco to gas and real estate.
Dec 9, 2012 Bikya Masr (eg)
added Dec 10, 2012 02:53
Third-largest international tobacco seller, Japanese Tobacco Inc, announces it is buying a stake in Al Nakhla Tobacco
Nov 18, 2012 Al-Ahram (eg)
added Nov 21, 2012 11:24