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[Korea - South] JAE-WOO: Unshakable tobacco companies

As governments raise tobacco prices and restrict tobacco companies’ marketing, they have excess cash. In Korea, the Park Geun-hye administration increased cigarette prices by 2,000 won ($1.75) two years ago, and the effect is controversial. As the margin
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, KT&G to wage e-cigarette war

(PMI) Korea is considering releasing its signature iQOS smokeless e-cigarette in Korea this year at the earliest, according to industry officials, Monday. The international tobacco company's move seems to intensify competition among tobacco makers here
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:57
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[Asia, Korea - South] Most smoke shops flout outdoor advertising rules

More than eight out of 10 tobacco shops near primary and secondary schools in South Korea don't abide by a ban on externally visible cigarette advertising, a poll showed Friday. According to the survey on 2,800 smoke shops in neighborhoods near elementar
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 3, 2017 17:27
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G chief cleared of bribery charges

A local court on Thursday acquitted the head of the country's leading tobacco maker of receiving some tens of millions of won in bribes from a lobbyist for striking a deal with an advertising agency, citing a lack of evidence.
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] ARCHIVE: KT&G: From Korean monopoly to ‘a global name in the tobacco industry’ [FREE FULL TEXT]

Trends in KT&G sales suggest an aspiring transnational tobacco company poised to become a major player in the global tobacco market.
Global Public Health
added Jun 19, 2017 19:04
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[Korea - South] North Korean Defector Says Kim Jong-Un’s Control Is Crumbling

While in London, his sons began asking questions... Their English friends taunted them with questions, like why Mr. Kim had smoked a cigarette inside a nursery.
New York Times
added Jan 25, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales bounce back in Korea despite gov't efforts

While it appears various campaigns including an 80-percent price increase in 2015 did help cut sales, industry experts point out that various stress factors like the massive presidential scandal may have prompted smokers to light up more frequently, or f
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:45
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[Korea - South] KT&G’s overseas sales hit record

a record $812 million last year, thanks to robust demand in emerging markets. The number of individual cigarettes sold in 2016 was 48.7 billion, a 4.7 percent increase from the previous year. That corresponded to a 13 percent increase in revenue from abr
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Jan 20, 2017 19:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Singapore] Organisers say TFWA Asia show is shaping up well

Tax Free World Association reports that this year’s Singapore TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is shaping up...Just a few of the top new or returning exhibiting brands... tobacco KT & G Corporation.
TRBusiness (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G records largest-ever overseas tobacco sales of $812 million

KT&G Corp., South Korea’s major tobacco manufacturer, marked a new milestone in overseas sales last year after expansion in emerging markets in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. According to the company Friday, KT&G sold 48.7 billion cigarettes last yea
Pulse (kr)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:49
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