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Tobacco-Shops To Sell Ice-Cream In Hungary

The budgetary committee of the parliament is about to expand the range of product available in the upcoming tobacco shops. The law about the tobacco stores in Hungary was accepted last year in September, which stated that only tobacco products can be di
added May 16, 2013 14:50

[Hungary] Following uproar, government to offer new tender for tobacco shops

Hungary’s national tobacco company has put out a new tender for tobacconists who were not granted a concession in a recent bid, a government official said on Tuesday. Thanks to the new tender, tobacconists who would otherwise be obliged to give up their
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 14, 2013 13:39

Hungary Gave Tobacco-Sale Rights Based on Party Links, HVG Says

Hungary distributed tobacco sale-permits in the city of Szekszard after members of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party vetted applicants for political loyalty, the news website said, citing a recording from a meeting. Applicants “need to be commit
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 14, 2013 12:59

[Hungary] Development Minister Németh blocks access to bids for tobacco concessions

A minister on Friday rejected Socialist lawmaker Csaba Toth’s request for access to recent bid documents for tobacco sales concessions. National development minister Zsuzsanna Nemeth, outlining the ministry’s legal position, said the memos compiled about
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 13, 2013 04:10

[Hungary] Fidesz may compensate tobacconists who lose livelihoods due to nationalization

Fidesz supports offering compensation to shop owners who already sell tobacco products but who made unsuccessful bids at a recent tender for licences, the party’s group leader said on Wednesday.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 9, 2013 17:32

[Hungary] Socialist MP refused access to tobacco documents; Lázár accuses Philip Morris of creating anti-Fidesz scandal

Hungary’s national tobacco company has refused a Socialist lawmaker access to documents containing bids submitted for a recent tender. The company on Wednesday rejected Csaba Toth’s request to view the bids for tobacco concessions, arguing that even tho
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 9, 2013 15:24

[Hungary] Survey finds government’s tobacco concession decisions unpopular; most would annul results

The tobacco retail tender is unpopular with Hungarians, as 60% would annul the results, according to a Medián survey commissioned by consultancy Policy Solutions. The weekend poll found that only 20% support the government’s handling of the issue and 50
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added May 8, 2013 12:54

[Hungary] Second tobacco concessions tender could be called in 1-2 weeks

A second tender for concessions under a new state monopoly on tobacco sales could be called in 1-2 weeks, business daily Világgazdaság said on Thursday. Asked when one could apply for the concessions again, the National Development Ministry's Customer Se
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added May 3, 2013 16:12

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 puts out smoking debate on tobacco shop concession

As of July 2013, only those may sell cigarettes or tobacco products in Hungary that won a concession from the state in a recent tender. The list of the winners was published last week. It showed that in hundreds of cases those granted tobacco shop conces
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Apr 30, 2013 16:06
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