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[Korea - South] KT&G dominates cigarette market

Korea's leading cigarette manufacturer, KT&G, remains the top player in the local market over international giants. Last year, the company held 62 percent of the market share.
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:35
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[Korea - South] KT&G, BAT Korea release new cigarettes

KT&G said it has produced an apple-scented menthol cigarette named "Esse Sense Apple Mint," . . . BAT Korea released "Dunhilll Fine Cut Slims" in which tobacco leaves are half the size of previous products, increasing the mildness of cigar.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:17
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[Korea - South] Aftermath of Cigarette Price Hike: Rolling Tobacco, E-Cigs and Loosies Booming

Korea’s smoking culture is changing drastically due to the Korean government’s recent cigarette price increases. Sales of rolling tobacco, which goes for half the price of cigarettes, are increasing. So called ‘loosies,’ single cigarettes that were popul
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:58
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[Asia, Korea - South] Cigarette sales to hit record low

due to increased regulations against smoking and heightened health awareness, according to industry data. The consistently falling consumption of cigarettes is likely to further dent the bottom lines of tobacco giants such as KT&G, Philip Morris and BAT,
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 9, 2013 15:13
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[Korea - South] SEOUL: Seoul prepares for international forum to curb smoking

The ministry of health and welfare said yesterday that the 5th Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) will be held at COEX in southern Seoul from November 12 to 17.
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Aug 5, 2012 13:37
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[Korea - South] Korea has new hazelnut coffee-scented cigarette

South Korea's largest tobacco maker KT&G Corp added Raison Cafe, its new hazelnut coffee-scented cigarette, to the line-up of Raison.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 28, 2012 09:28
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[Korea - South] Smoking will be prohibited at all restaurants from 2015

- Advance notice of the legislation of the amended enforcement regulation of the National Health Promotion Act - - Expansion of non-smoking areas and stronger warning signs on tobacco packages, etc. -
South Korea Ministry of Health and Welfare (kr)
added Jul 1, 2012 08:53
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[Korea - South] S.Korea parliament approves 80% hike in cigarette price

has approved an 80 percent hike in cigarette prices aimed at cutting consumption in a nation with one of the world's highest male smoking rates. The 2015 budget, which was adopted by the national assembly shortly before midnight on Tuesday, endorsed a go
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:35
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[Korea - South] Tobacco Companies Terminating Unpopular Products after Price Hike

British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea...decided to stop sales of Lucky Strike, one of its oldest brands, in order to focus on sales of other products such as Dunhill and Kent. ... Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Korea is also planning to end sales of it
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:41
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[Korea - South] Korea's 2015 cigarette tax increases

This commentary suggests two lessons for public finance practitioners. Substantive tax increases are crucial to reducing tobacco use... Second, as a rule of thumb, governments cannot afford to neglect the annual increases that ensure that tobacco taxes do
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2015 10:47
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