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[Malaysia] Illegal cigarette challenges JTI biz outlook

Tobacco manufacturer Japan Tobacco International Bhd (JTI) expects its business outlook to remain challenging for the remainder of 2013 due to the continued impact of certain local brands selling below the government mandated minimum cigarette price and
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Aug 26, 2013 13:40
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[Malaysia] Analysts see fall in cigarette sales

The volume of legal cigarettes sold in the country is expected to decline following the increase in tax payable which has led British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT Malaysia) to increase its prices, say analysts.
Sun Daily (my)
added Oct 23, 2012 15:55
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[Malaysia] BAT announces 20 sen increase on cigarette prices

"We were officially informed by the Royal Malaysian Customs on Thursday, Oct 18, 2012, of a mandated uplift in the ex-factory pricing of our cigarettes of between 26 per cent to 58 per cent effective Friday, Oct 19, 2012.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 21, 2012 21:03
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging boon to tobacco black market, says research group

Reason Foundation's vice president for research Julian Morris said Malaysia would likely impose extra taxes on tobacco products should plain packaging be enforced, citing Australia’s experience. "I don't think plain packaging is going to drive a substan
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:39
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia, Uruguay] KANG: Setting the record straight on TPP’s Investor-State Dispute Settlement – Shaun Kang

even if, Phillip Morris succeeds in those two cases, the decision will not bind future arbitral tribunals. Accordingly, the resounding quotation of the Phillip Morris cases should not send shivers down the spine and be a basis to shy away from ISDS provis
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Oct 4, 2015 20:40
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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT raises cigarette prices by 30 sen

After absorbing the cost of Goods and Services Tax (GST) for three months, British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia has finally decided to increase cigarette prices. The increase, which will take effect Monday, will see prices of cigarette brands like Dun
The Star (my)
added Jun 28, 2015 10:42
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam] Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use

National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) in collaboration with the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Pakistan Chest Society... “The Asia Pacific region represents the fastest growing tobacco market in the world with Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan and
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added May 27, 2015 10:04
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MCTC points out contradiction in signing TPPA to include tobacco

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) today took its protest against the inclusion of tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) a notch higher with a letter to the Prime Minister. Its president, Dr Molly Cheah, said the letter was
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 12, 2013 18:10
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[Malaysia] Alarm As 'Shisha' Smoking Takes Urban Tanzania By Storm

- A new 'fashionable' trend of Shisha smoking among the youth especially young girls in the Tanzanian capital city Dar es Salaam is proving to be a concern. The Head of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Unit in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfa
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 1, 2013 14:33
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JT Malaysia cautions on adverse impact of cigarette tax rise

JT International Bhd (JT Malaysia) hopes the government will ensure that any excise tax increase on cigarettes will not worsen the illegal cigarette situation in Malaysia.
Business Times (my)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:36
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