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[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] SIMPSON: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: An inevitable consequence of a shrinking market

The announcement by JTI, formerly Gallaher's, that production will move to other factories in the JTI group in Poland and Romania fits the logic of seeking lower costs of production in a market place where total production will possibly fall.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:38

[UK-Northern Ireland] REILLY: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: Northern Ireland feeling the pain of European Union

the EU rules are daft and counter-productive dictates that will not stop people smoking but will simply drive jobs out of the UK and increase smuggling.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:35
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Cigarette factory closure hits Northern Ireland's economy ($$)

The imminent closure of one of Northern Ireland's largest manufacturing sites has left the town of Ballymena in a state of shock and politicians floundering to fill a £60m hole in the economy of County Antrim about to be created by the loss of nearly 900
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 12:52

[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] 1000 job losses at Ballymena tobacco factory

The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) chief executive Glyn Roberts said: “Gallahers generated £60million of wages into the local economy which will be a big loss in spending for local retailers and those businesses who provid
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 8, 2014 02:55

[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] Japan Tobacco May Close European Plants With 1,100 Jobs Affected

JTI’s plants in Lisnafillan, Northern Ireland and Wervik, Belgium will shut under the plan, with production moving to other sites, potentially in Poland and Romania, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement today. Some production in Germany will also
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 7, 2014 17:11

[UK-Northern Ireland] Gallahers cigarette factory 'to shut' with loss of 1000 Ballymena jobs

excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries. "This is compounded by the need to comply with legislation, including the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), which
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:39

[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] Britain's last tobacco factory may close thanks to Brussels regulation

"The challenging economic environment, excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries," JTI said.
City A.M. (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:37

[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] Ballymena cigarette factory JTI Gallaher to close

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has called the decision "devastating" JTI said it was restructuring its manufacturing facilities "as a result of significant and sustained changes impacting its global business".
BBC Online
added Oct 7, 2014 13:31

[UK-Northern Ireland] 'Gallaher's cigarette factory to close'

is set to close with the loss of almost 900 jobs, owners JTI have confirmed. The news has been described as a huge economic blow to Ballymena and NI
UTV (Ulster Television)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:29
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[UK-Northern Ireland] E-cigarette questions added to NI health survey for first time

Questions about e-cigarettes have been included in the annual Northern Ireland Health Survey for the first time. The Department of Health added two questions about the use of e-cigarettes to the smoking section of the survey. This year's survey will ga
BBC Online
added Sep 4, 2014 09:56
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