Headlines Tagged with Korea - South — 1,722 headlines found
Imported cigarettes are losing ground in the Korean market due to the price hike last year, and the non-smoking trend of those in their 20s and 30s. According to the Korea Tobacco Association, British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea’s domestic market share
Oct 27, 2014 BusinessKorea (kr)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:20
Sales of cigarettes in South Korea last year fell from a year earlier due mainly to an economic slowdown and widespread anti-smoking movements, industry data showed Monday.
Jan 21, 2013 Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:38
South Korea's parliament has approved an 80% hike in the price of cigarettes, a move aimed at curbing consumption. A rise from 2,500 won ($2.25; £1.43) per pack to 4,500 won from 1 January was part of the 2015 budget adopted late on Tuesday.
Dec 3, 2014 BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2014 12:10
The National Assembly is currently reviewing plans to increase cigarette prices by 2-thousand wonor roughly two U.S. dollars a pack. A pack of cigarettes currently costs around 2-dollars-20-cents in Korea.
Mar 18, 2013 Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:04
[Africa, Kenya, Korea - South] Anti-tobacco laws gain currency as UN endorses tough control measures
A crucial conference on tobacco in South Korea that proposes serious restrictions in production of the crop could spell death knell the lucrative tobacco farming. Tobacco farmers are closely monitoring outcome of the conference backed by United Nations
Nov 19, 2012 The Standard (ke)
added Nov 19, 2012 18:40
KT&G is rising as the world’s fifth-largest tobacco maker as its overseas sales recorded 46.5 billion cigarettes last year, exceeding domestic sales of 40.6 billion cigarettes for the first time. The firm’s super-slim and low-tar product Esse is recogn
Sep 25, 2016 Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 25, 2016 13:39
[France, Germany, Italy, Korea - South, Poland, Russia, UK] EY analysis reveals rapidly growing e-cigarette market
The analysis and conclusions from the report, ‘E-cigarettes: an emerging category’ draw upon comprehensive surveys from seven diverse markets: Italy, France, Germany, Poland, U.K. Russia and South Korea. Across these markets the number of e-cigarette use
May 3, 2016 Cambridge Network (uk)
added May 3, 2016 15:55
Demand for e-cigarettes has shot up since the government raised the tobacco tax by 2,000 won at the beginning of the year, translating to an increase of about 80 percent. However, electronic cigarettes have ignited a firestorm of controversy over how s
Feb 12, 2015 Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:09
The finding by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs is a head-on clash with the company’s long-running claim that its products do not contain chemical addictives that help boost tobacco’s addictive nature. The report based on various tests
Oct 18, 2012 Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 18, 2012 09:14
According to a report from the Joongang Ilbo, a Korean daily journal, the main beneficiaries of higher cigarette prices have turned out to be foreign tobacco companies.
Jan 30, 2016 Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47