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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive
With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nov 13, 2017 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
Islamabad - In order to control tobacco consumption , the government has to increase the tobacco Tax while the introduction of the Tier-III taxation on premium brands resulted in the increase of the tobacco consumption , a survey revealed on Tuesday.
Nov 8, 2017 The Nation (pk)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:11
The experts term it a good solution towards the mushroomed problem of non-tax paid cigarettes by means of tracking them. However, hiring a foreign company or outsourcing any company for printing tax stamps on cigarette packs not only involves serious rep
Jun 26, 2016 Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:35
government Tuesday issued a notification under which 85% of the front and back of cigarette packs and outers will have to carry a pictorial health warning. The notification was preceded by a Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) last Friday for enhancement of
Mar 11, 2015 The News (pk)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:12
Gains in Asian countries such as Pakistan were more than offset by declines in European markets such as Russia and Poland. "Emerging market volumes are increasing, however, the trading environment in Western Europe remains challenging," the company said.
Apr 30, 2014 Reuters
added May 1, 2014 10:02
This video shows children in northwest Pakistan preparing tobacco leaves to be sent for drying. Children as young as five years old also work in tobacco farming, where they are vulnerable to poisoning from pesticides and other tobacco sicknesses.
Aug 27, 2012 Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 3, 2012 23:33
Workers of a multinational tobacco company have vowed to continue struggle for securing their rights entitled to them under local and international labour laws.
Jun 18, 2012 DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:47
had shut its cigarette manufacturing plants in the country in Feb this year, has fired its 141 employees from Purchasing and Processing Departments mainly due to increasing cost in Pakistan...with high taxes, it was not possible for the company to compete
Nov 22, 2015 The Nation (pk)
added Nov 23, 2015 02:49
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Wednesday issued a stern warning to two leading cigarette manufacturing companies to meet the assigned target of Federal Excise Duty (FED) in 2013-14 to escape strict enforcement actions. Sources told Business Reorder h
Jan 23, 2014 Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 23, 2014 00:40
Besides the macroeconomic hindrances, the greatest challenge for the Company is the presence of illicit trade in the industry and the Pakistan-Afghan transit route. Almost 20 percent of the cigarette available in the market is coming from illegal sources.
Aug 21, 2013 Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2013 06:57