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[Indonesia] Minister Calls for Delay on Smoking Regulations

Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar called on Wednesday for a delay . . . some 500,000 people stand to suffer job losses if the new law passes, and said the law failed to account for the interests of tobacco farmers and clove cigarette
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:35

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Curbing growth in cigarette sales

The Cabinet’s decision on Thursday to increase next year’s excise on cigarettes by an average 10 percent is a badly needed annual fiscal measure to curb the growth of tobacco sales in Indonesia, the only country in Asia that has not yet ratified the Unit
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 22, 2017 22:27

[Indonesia] Thailand Slaps Philip Morris With More Tax Evasion Charges

The country claims the company under-declared the value of cigarettes imported from Indonesia and is seeking about $562 million in fines
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 15, 2017 16:20

[Indonesia] Trade Minister Disagrees with Australia Over Plain Packaging

Indonesian Trade Minister Thomas Lembong has said that plain packaging for the cigarette industry as implemented by Australia is completely inappropriate. Indonesia as the second largest exporter of manufactured tobacco products in the world will surely
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:11

[Indonesia] Pictorial warnings hit cigarette manufacturers hard

said his cigarette sales had decreased by 10 percent since the Government Regulation (PP) No.109/2012 on tobacco control that mandated the inclusion of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets took effect in June this year. He related the decline t
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 15, 2014 09:58

Indonesia rolls out graphic health warnings on cigarette packs

Cigarette manufactures in Indonesia, one of the world's biggest tobacco markets, began printing graphic health warnings on packets on Tuesday, but they have yet to appear in shops and the companies involved do not seem too worried about plunging sales.
added Jun 24, 2014 12:50

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Australia Accepts Indonesia WTO Dispute On Tobacco Packaging; Calls For Five Disputes To Be Joined

Australia yesterday took the unusual move of agreeing to the first request by Indonesia to establish a World Trade Organization dispute panel against it. The ready acceptance of the panel request was an attempt by Australia to bring the some or all of th
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:04

[Indonesia] How advocacy defeated the organisers of Inter-tabac ASIA

Despite massive international protest in previous weeks, the corporation had insisted that the trade fair would go ahead. Instead, it was taught a lesson: the Bali police withdrew the permit and Westfalenhallen had to cancel the tobacco trade fair less t
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Mar 7, 2014 12:13

[Indonesia] Bali administration rejects tobacco fair

Following opposition by public health professionals, the Bali administration has finally declared its official stance on the plan to hold Inter-tabac Asia 2014, an international trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories, in Bali. The admin
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:02

[Indonesia] Cigarette smoking? It’s all in your mind, minister says

in a country that is ranked as the sixth largest tobacco producer in the world, the issue is more complex. The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) Indonesia Report 2011 said that the proportion of adult male smokers in Indonesia had increased to 67.4 perc
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 16, 2013 03:55
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