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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
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00

[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Tax on tobacco products can cut consumption’

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.
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:11

[Asia, Pakistan] Tax stamps on cigarette packs, ‘no’ to foreign companies

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
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:35

[Asia, Pakistan] New warning on cigarette packs from March 30

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
The News (pk)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:12

Pakistanis valuable for British American Tobacco

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.
added May 1, 2014 10:02

VIDEO: Child labour and the tobacco industry in Pakistan

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.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 3, 2012 23:33

[Pakistan] Tobacco firm workers vow struggle for rights

Workers of a multinational tobacco company have vowed to continue struggle for securing their rights entitled to them under local and international labour laws.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:47

[Asia, Pakistan] After closing plant Philip Morris now fires 141 employees

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
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 23, 2015 02:49

[Asia, Pakistan] FED in 2013-14: two cigarette giants warned about meeting assigned target

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
Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 23, 2014 00:40

[Asia] Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited

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.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2013 06:57
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