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[Hungary] Gov't to bar details of tobacco tenders through law

The government is planning changed to legislation on the freedom of information legislation with the purpose of hiding the details of the recently awarded tobacco licenses, according to Gergely Karácsony of the opposition Együtt-PM organization. The prop
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Apr 30, 2013 15:27

[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] State to issue new tobacco licenses

The state will issue a new tender for retail tobacco sales in 1,417 communities in Hungary from which no applications were received in the course of the initial tender for such sales, National Tobacco Trade Nonprofit, which is overseeing the establishment
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:26

[Europe, Hungary] Governments must challenge Big Tobacco

This week, a European association of tobacco growers called UNITAB will be holding their 33rd Congress in Budapest, Hungary. This is one of several tobacco growers’ association events this year organised to attempt to undermine a lifesaving global public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24

[Hungary] Govt allocates HUF 450 mln to company facilitating tobacco sales monopoly

The government has allocated HUF 450 mln for the establishment and operation of a company that will facilitate the monopolisation by the state of Hungary's retail tobacco business, a resolution published in the latest issue of official gazette Magyar Köz
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:34

[Hungary] Planned tobacco tax hike seen denting revenue in 2013

An amendment on a planned increase in the excise tax on cigarettes would generate about HUF 2bn more budget revenue in 2012, but HUF 10bn less in 2013, the National Economy Ministry said on Thursday, responding to a query by MTI.
added Oct 8, 2012 02:32

Hungary to up excise tax on tobacco in a single step and already in 2012

Parliament's budget committee has proposed to carry out a previously planned excise tax hike on tobacco products not in two but in a single phase, and not in 2013 but already this year. The rate, however, would not be raised as much as previously planned.
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:24

[Hungary] Legislation gives gov't monopoly on tobacco sales

Parliament on Tuesday passed a law that establishes a state monopoly for retail sales of tobacco products from July 1, 2013. The bill, submitted by the ruling Fidesz party last December, requires a concession from the state to sell tobacco products in sh
added Sep 12, 2012 12:10

[Hungary] Vote on proposed state tobacco monopoly to open Parliament's autumn session

The final vote on the tobbacco law, which seeks to establish a state monopoly over the distribution of tobacco products, will be on Tuesday's agenda.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Sep 6, 2012 15:38
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