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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette value-added tax raised to 9.1 percent

The government has pushed up the value-added tax (PPN) on cigarettes to 9.1 percent this year ...The Association of Indonesian Light Cigarette Producers (Gaprindo) has protested the new measure as the rise breaches the government’s agreement with industry
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 9, 2017 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Gov`t Mulls to Increase Cigarette VAT to 9.1 Percent

Finance Ministry's head of fiscal policy agency Suahasil Nazara said that the government is planning to set a new value added tax (VAT) for cigarette companies and distributors. According to Suahasil, the law stipulates that the value added tax is set at
Tempo (id)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Hiking tobacco excise alone won’t reduce smoking: Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry doubts that the increase in tobacco excise can reduce the prevalence of smoking...said besides gradually increasing excise tax, educating people about the negative impact of smoking and preventing youths from purchasing tobacco produ
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 21, 2016 22:45
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Court puts end to tobacco expansion plan

The Supreme Court has annulled a government road map designed to boost national tobacco production, ruling that the plan is incompatible with child protection and public health, among other concerns. A 2015 Industry Ministry regulation on the tobacco ro
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 14, 2016 16:44
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Supreme Court Grants Lawsuit on Cigarette Production

ordered the Industrial Minister to repeal the Regulation because it is considered to be in contradiction with five higher laws and regulations....Tobacco Control stated that the increase will indirectly increase public consumption of cigarettes. Nina said
Tempo (id)
added Dec 13, 2016 19:15
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms told to go all-out in campaign against underage smoking

“If tobacco companies truly want to keep cigarettes out of our children’s hands, they needs to stop advertising near schools and targeting Indonesian children with advertisements that promote tobacco use,” Lentera Anak Foundation chair Lisda Sundari said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:07
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Prohibiting cigarette sales to children

Children who smoke usually buy their cigarettes directly from a store or retailer, and therefore, publicly listed PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna is assisting government programs to prevent the sale of cigarettes to children under the age of 18. PT Sampoe
Antara News (id)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:26
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia's rich see their wealth rebound this year

Tobacco tycoon Susilo Wonowidjojo also recorded higher net worth due to the rising value of his family's cigarette company PT Gudang Garam Tbk
Reuters
added Dec 2, 2016 04:38
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Child labor on Indonesia's tobacco farms

July Eping is one of many children in Indonesia who work with tobacco. It's dangerous and illegal work. But their families are poor, and everyone has to help with the harvesting, drying and sorting.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:56
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] ANALYSIS; Tobacco sector: Lighting up

we are beginning to see some light for next year. In the 2017 Draft State Budget (RAPBN), the government is budgeting only a 6 percent increase in tobacco excise revenue...the one-of-a-kind Marlboro kretek (clove cigarette) called Marlboro Filter Black.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:38
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