Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 481 headlines found
the GCC countries have decided to impose steep taxes on these products. The group will impose a uniform tax of 100 percent on tobacco products, 100 percent on energy drinks and 50 percent on soft drinks, local media reported on Sunday.
Jan 11, 2016 Zawya.com (ae)
added Jan 11, 2016 18:12
FROM its 65ha plant in the dusty little town of Heidelberg, the world’s second-largest cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BAT), services 22 markets across Africa and the Middle East.
May 11, 2015 Business Day (za)
added May 11, 2015 11:05
[Mid-east, Qatar] HMC Hosts the Second International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking (Shisha) Research
will start tomorrow with over one hundred consultants and specialists from within Qatar and around the world attending. During the two-day workshop, being hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ), Dr. Hajar Ahmed Albinali, former Minister of Health an
Oct 25, 2014 Zawya.com (ae)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:53
The proposal will be floated GCC-wide in two years when health officials will be required to revise packaging of all tobacco products.
Jan 14, 2014 Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jan 13, 2014 22:12
finance ministers from all six states in the Gulf Cooperation Council convene tomorrow in Riyadh. Among the many topics to be discussed is the possibility of increasing a region-wide tobacco tax in response to calls by the healthcare professionals in the
Oct 4, 2012 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:45
Yet on this day, there is little of the buzz one would expect of a Chinese assembly plant. The turmoil in much of the Middle East, the key market, has seen orders halve, and the company's owner, Luo Weiguo, hopes for stability in the Arab world and a rec
Aug 2, 2012 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 2, 2012 17:22
About 70,000 people die of smoking-related diseases in the Kingdom every year, the ministry said. Tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year through cancer, heart and lung disease, and other health problems.
May 31, 2018 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
At Lebanon’s main tobacco factory, located southeast of the capital, Beirut, employees work round-the-clock but can barely cover the high demand for locally-made cigarettes. “We are lucky that there are Syrians in Lebanon,” said George Hobaika, a senior
Aug 18, 2016 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] KUNA : GCC finance ministers approve 100 pct selective tax on tobacco - Min.
Finance ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have given thumbs up for imposing a 100 percent selective tax on tobacco and related products equal to customs duties of these products, Kuwait's Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh has stated.
Nov 8, 2015 Kuwait News Agency(KUNA)(kw)
added Nov 8, 2015 21:14
He said investigators have two choices: preserving a source of leads in cigarette smuggling, which might lead to the detection or dismantling of terrorist cells, or immediate intervention, a "quick blow," which usually involves the seizure of a single sh
Jun 6, 2013 Baltimore (MD) Jewish Times
added Jun 7, 2013 10:10