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[Europe] Hungary's Government Acknowledges Strasbourg Court's Ruling

Economy Minister Mihály Varga said that the Hungarian government acknowledged the Strasbourg court’s ruling, as it had done in connection with past rulings, and would pay the compensation and the legal fees set by the court. Yesterday the European Court
Hungary Today (hu)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:15

[Europe] Strasbourg court rules against Hungary over tobacconist’s complaint

The state of Hungary violated rules protecting private ownership when it stripped a tobacconist of his licence in 2013, the European Court of Human Rights, acting as a primary court, said in its non-binding ruling in Strasbourg on Tuesday.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jan 13, 2015 15:19

European Court of Human Rights rules against Hungary in tobacco license case

state's violation of rules on private property when it cancelled a tobacco seller's license and failed to award him a new one in a tender following Hungary's introduction of a state monopoly on retail tobacco sales, Hungarian news agency MTI reported toda
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jan 13, 2015 15:00

Hungary Parliament Further Limits on Tobacco Trade

Hungary's parliament Monday introduced a state wholesaler in the tobacco trade and continued working on legislation designed to introduce new taxes on the sector, in a controversial move that has led to public protests.
added Dec 21, 2014 06:10

New Sectoral Tax On Tobacco Firms In Hungary

A Fidesz MP yesterday submitted to Parliament a special tax on the tobacco sector, the proceeds of which would be used only for health-related spending. The progressive tax, to be levied on net revenues, would be a temporary measure, according to the dra
added Nov 14, 2014 08:36

[Hungary] Cigarettes market shrinks

Hungary's official cigarettes market has shrunk over the past two years, Thursday's business daily Vilaggazdasag said, citing data from the tax office NAV.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:04

[Hungary] Seventy new tobacco store concessions granted

The National Tobacco Sales Nonprofit Company (NDN) has just awarded 70 new tobbaco store concessions, Hungarian business daily Világgazdaság reported today. The award is the result of the fifth tender organised since Hungary introduced a state monopoly on
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:48

[Hungary] Ministry to publish tobacco concessions data

The new tobacco distribution system was introduced in 2013 in order protect non-smokers and the youth. The press release states that the new system met its initial objectives, as previously 58% of young people smoked and now the number is 12%.
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:22

[Hungary] Hungarian national tobacco stores closed for 60 days to lose concessions

Naitonal tobacco stores in Hungary are not allowed to operate in hypermarkets and at petrol stores anymore, as new regulations have been introduced. Many Hungarian national tobacco stores had to close at Friday midnight according to new regulations proh
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:07

[Hungary] Court orders release of tobacco retail tender documents

A second-level court has ordered the Development Ministry to make public all essential documents in its award of tobacco retail licences last year. The ministry is to release the names of those on the committees that judged the bids, as well as document
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 12, 2014 19:25
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