Headlines Tagged with Egypt — 281 headlines found
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
Egypt’s president decreed an increase in sales tax on cigarettes, beer and wine, the latest in a series of price hikes that aim to ease the country’s staggering budget deficit. The decision announced Sunday increases a flat tax on local and imported ciga
Jul 6, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2014 18:40
According to a news release by the United Nations Information Center in Tehrn, WHO called on countries to raise tobacco taxes. Higher taxes on tobacco raise more revenue for governments and health programmes, reduce tobacco use and lead to healthier comm
May 29, 2014 Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)
added May 30, 2014 04:17
The Egyptian government's recent decision to prevent the country from hosting an international shisha competition highlights its efforts to reduce smoking among Egypt's nine million smokers.
May 16, 2014 Al-Shorfa.com (USCENTCOM)
added May 17, 2014 16:04
Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
Mar 26, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:15