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Hungary Tobacco Market Reshuffle Roils Public - Emerging Europe Real Time - WSJ

Hungary’s move to drastically restrict the number of outlets selling tobacco caused an uproar, with critics saying the government has restricted access to information about the way tobacco licenses were distributed. .. Hungary has made tobacco retaili
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added May 6, 2013 13:09

[Hungary] Amendment would guarantee margin for tobacco sales concession winners

An amendment submitted to Parliament by MPs of governing Fidesz would guarantee concession winners in a new state monopoly on tobacco a minimum 10% sales margin. The minimum margin will “ensure the efficient operation of the retail tobacco product sales
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Apr 29, 2013 14:35

[Hungary] Socialists accuse Fidesz of nepotism in tobacco-nationalization scheme

A state-sponsored tobacconist scheme will favour "Fidesz friends and relatives" and not vulnerable groups, the opposition Socialists said on Thursday. Sandor Burany, a lawmaker for the party, told a press conference that after state procurements and sta
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Apr 25, 2013 14:09

Hungary gov't to raise excise tax on alcohol, tobacco, LPG

The duty on cigarettes and tobacco will be raised in two stages in January and May 2013 according to a formula dependent on the product’s size and content.
added Jul 11, 2012 06:30

[Europe, Hungary] Hungarian Govt “Ready To Face” EC Probes

The government is ready to face European Commission probes into Hungary’s supermarket oversight fee and health-care contribution payable by tobacco companies...Spar supermarket chain and tobacco maker Philip Morris had filed complaints against Hungary in
added Jul 17, 2015 12:14

[Hungary] Gov't rejects counter-bid for concession to supply tobacco shops

has rejected an offer by Imperial Tobacco Magyarország for a concession to supply retail tobacco shops for “failing to comply with legal requirements” and because a contract on the concession has already been signed. Imperial Tobacco Magyarország, JTI Hun
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:16

Three tobacco firms threaten legal action over Hungary sales reforms

unless it revises what they say is a "discriminatory" decision to award a 20-year retail tobacco supplier contract to two rival companies. Earlier this month British American Tobacco and Taban Trafik were awarded a concession to supply retail tobacco sho
added Jun 20, 2015 20:07

[Hungary] Elections Committee endorses referendum on tobacco shops

The National Elections Committee on Monday gave the green light to a referendum initiative in which voters would be asked whether the supply of national tobacco shops should be restricted to tobacco products. The new tobacco shops, opening next month na
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 24, 2013 17:10

[Hungary] Elections Committee rejects referendum initiatives on tobacco concessions

The National Elections Committee (OVB) on Tuesday rejected referendum initiatives concerning a recent tobacco concession tender. The initiatives, submitted by an unnamed private individual, sought to annul the bid and to put out a new tender, as well as
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 28, 2013 13:31

[Hungary] Quotable: Zoltán Cegledi on Fidesz and the tobacco-concession scandal

"There doesn't seem to be any chance that Fidesz will succeed in making people believe that the tobacco scandal was a sin committed by the left wing or the multinationals."
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 17, 2013 10:47
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