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[Pakistan] Philip Morris shuts cigarette production unit in Pindi

has shut its cigarette manufacturing operations at one of its plants in the country mainly due to rising smuggling of tobacco products... Sources in commerce ministry observed that with high taxes, it was not possible for the company to compete with brand
The Nation (pk)
added Feb 17, 2015 12:07

One in every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan illicit

loses almost Rs 26 billion per year due to illicit tobacco trade, Philip Morris Pakistan Limited (PMPKL) pressed in a detailed presentation to Director General I&I (IRS) and his team.
The News Tribe (uk)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:47

[Korea - South, Philippines] PMFTC to halt exports to South Korea, Pakistan

PMFTC Inc. will stop exporting cigarettes to Pakistan and South Korea, as the packaging in those two countries does not bear tax stamps. “One of the problems now with exports is that when you export to a country that does not have tax stamps, you still
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:47

[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco advertisement: Philip Morris challenges SRO

Raising legal questions in its petition, the country’s second largest tobacco manufacturer said, “Since the 18th Amendment passed by the parliament in the year 2010 had devolved health as a subject to the provinces, the company believes that the courts s
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 24, 2014 10:06

Pakistan among top Asian states in illicit tobacco consumption

Referring to a 'Asia-11 Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2012' study by Oxford Economics, experts said on Monday that the figures and data has been mentioned in the said study.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Dec 10, 2013 17:12

[Asia, Pakistan] MNCs submit new taxation structure on cigarettes

Multinational cigarette manufacturing companies on Thursday submitted new taxation structure on cigarettes to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) without any price increase on cigarettes, which is totally against the FBR proposal to merge existing three
Business Recorder (pk)
added Apr 26, 2013 06:04

[Pakistan] LETTER: Attractive cigarette packets

Youngsters, especially college and university students nowadays are really being attracted by colorful cigarette packs and most of them buy cigarettes only because of elegant and vibrant packets ... Our high authorities should also take some serious step
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Mar 30, 2013 20:16

[Pakistan] BAT against sale of loose cigarettes

General Manager of British American Tobacco (BAT) said that his company is the strongest advocate for responsible smoking. General Manager (GM) James Lafferty of BAT-Philippines further said that BAT is against the strategy of selling loose sticks of ciga
Daily Times (pk)
added Feb 23, 2013 12:36

[Asia, Pakistan] MUMTAZ: Living in denial

Tobacco use is a attributable risk factor for deaths due to cardiovascular diseases, cancers, and respiratory diseases despite Pakistan being a signatory to World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:24

[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: Tax on tobacco

The introduction of third-tier federal excise duty (FED) on cigarettes – which will result in a 50 percent reduction in tax on tobacco products – is likely to increase their consumption in the country. According to a report, Pakistanis smoke over 65 bill
The News (pk)
added Jun 19, 2017 04:32
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