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Egypt sees increased cigarette smuggling

Factors that have contributed to the spike in the illegal cigarette brands include a deteriorating security situation across the country and a series of sudden and sharp taxes increases on legitimate cigarettes. The Government of Egypt is still struggli
Arabian Gazette (ae)
added Jun 8, 2013 01:25
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[Egypt] Hard battle ahead for heaviest smoker in Arab world

In a survey conducted in 10 Egyptian governorates from 2010 to 2012, Egypt's Health Ministry, in cooperation with the WHO, found that the number of Egyptian smokers reaches about 24.4 percent of the country's 84 million population, excluding 8 million ex
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:42
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[Africa, Egypt] Passive tobacco smoke deadly

Passive smoking causes diseases in 71 per cent of Egyptian houses. According to Dr Magdi Badran, a fellow and consultant at the Paediatrics Immunology Institute of Postgraduate Childhood Studies at Ain Shams University, women smokers have a greater risk
The Egyptian Gazette (eg)
added Jun 6, 2013 10:34
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[Africa] Egypt's Eastern Tobacco 9 months net profit rises 13% yoy

Reuters
added Apr 23, 2013 12:22
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[Africa, Asia, China, Egypt] It's a smoke world, after all

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
St. Joseph (MI) Herald-Palladium
added Apr 7, 2013 09:13
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Tobacco giant Phillip Morris to aid Egypt in curbing black market cigarettes

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.
Egypt Independent (eg)
added Mar 12, 2013 12:49
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Egypt Shies Away From Economic Overhauls

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.
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2013 13:57
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BIZ BRIEF: JT acquires leading Egyptian water pipe tobacco firm

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
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Mar 4, 2013 05:43
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[Egypt] Tax proposal draws tobacco industry’s ire

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.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:15
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[Egypt] Cigarette tax raise announced soon, says government source

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.
Egypt Independent (eg)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:01
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