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[Asia] ‘Pakistan loses Rs24bln in taxes on illegal cigarettes’

The government is facing huge challenges in the collection of taxes from the tobacco industry, as the national exchequer is being deprived of Rs24 billion on an annual basis due to illicit trade of cigarettes, according to a research report issued on Wedn
The News (pk)
added May 12, 2016 12:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] Up in smoke / Cigarette smuggling causes colossal loss, fuels black economy

The illicit trade in tobacco products inflicted a revenue loss of Rs27.7 billion upon Pakistan last year...Smuggling of cigarettes into Pakistan is a way for the MNCs to enter otherwise closed markets,
The News (pk)
added May 8, 2016 17:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] Nexus of int'l tobacco companies : Local tobacco industry on verge of extinction

Planning is underway to cause immense harm to the local tobacco growers on the basis of false and concocted reports like Nelson report which is extremely biased and contrary to the facts.
Daily Times (pk)
added May 6, 2016 19:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] CHAUDHARY: Taxing tobacco

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) recently ran an ad in all major daily papers asking people to 'Say no to smuggled/non-duty paid cigarettes'.. it did not feature any of the popularly smuggled brands.... it's the home-grown brands and companies that really e
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 1, 2016 19:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of smuggled cigarettes hindering national kitty

The sale of smuggled cigarettes has reached alarming proportions, inflicting an annual loss of over Rs 20 billion to the national kitty. Sources said that multinational cigarette manufacturers have hired the help of Nielsen, an internationally reputed ma
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 23, 2016 20:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of smuggled cigarette causing billions of rupees loss to kitty

multinational cigarette manufacturers have hired the help of Nielsen, an internationally reputed market research company, to produce a “doctored report” which was a gross misrepresentation of facts and against local manufacturers of tobacco products. Th
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 22, 2016 19:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPKL installs 458.6 kWp solar panels at manufacturing units

Philip Morris Pakistan Limited (PMPKL) has installed solar panels at its manufacturing facilities in Kotri and Sahiwal with combined capacity of 458.6 kilowatt peak (kWp). The solar panels are also capable of CO2 emission reduction by up to 362 tonnes/ann
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 21, 2016 19:26
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[Asia] Smoking epidemic rising among Pakistani fema

There should be constant awareness campaigns to educate teenagers about the dangerous impacts of smoking particularly in women. Brief behavioral counseling and use of evidence-based smoking cessation aids are effective strategies for achieving smoking ce
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:00
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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt criticised for ‘poor’ implementation of tobacco control laws

The Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) has criticised the government particularly the Health Ministry for capitulating to the whims of the tobacco industry by failing to increase 80 percent pictorial health warning on cigarette packs.
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 18, 2016 14:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette smuggling causing over Rs 7b loss annually

Documents available with Daily Times reveal that about 20 percent of the cigarettes consumed in the country are smuggled. On the other side, the local cigarette manufacturers provide wrong data to FBR to evade taxes. According to a report of the Framework
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 5, 2016 14:23
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