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[Africa] Cigarettes in Zambia

Key Findings - BAT Zambia controls most of the market with 89.6% share as of 2015. - Of the Zambian population, 12.2% smoke, as of 2014, which is relatIvely high for an African nation. - Cigarette production ceased in 2007 and the market is served who
PR Newswire
added Nov 26, 2016 01:28
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[Africa, Zambia] State to develop, safeguard tobacco, says Siliya

GOVERNMENT has pledged its commitment to come up with laws and regulations that aim to safeguard and develop the tobacco in the country. Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya said tobacco is an important part of the agriculture sector that is one of the bes
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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[Africa, Zambia] Govt requests JTI to set up a cigarette manufacturing plant in East

Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo said when JTI officials paid a courtesy call on him at his office in Chipata that he was looking forward to see to it that the tobacco company set up a cigarette manufacturing industry in the province.
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:14
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[Africa, Zambia] Cigarette smuggling hits BAT

says the firm lost 50 percent of its profit in the last quarter due to cigarette smuggling. Mr Machanzi has explained that the negative impact also affects incomes for farmers and the government which is also losing tax revenue through smuggling of illeg
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:47
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco industry exploiting local farmers – NGO

THE tobacco industry in Zambia is exploiting local farmers by encouraging them to cultivate the crop and then intentionally keep prices too low for the tobacco companies to make huge profits, says Tobacco Free Association of Zambia
Zambia Daily Nation (zm)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:06
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[Africa, Zambia] Pay farmers, tobacco companies told

TOBACCO companies risk losing their licences if they fail to pay farmers’ 2015/16 marketing season dues on time, the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has warned. Recently, Minister of Agriculture Given Lubinda issued a warning to tobacco marketing companies
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2016 19:41
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[Africa, Zambia] JTI invests $12m in tobacco industry

THE world’s third largest tobacco company, Japan Tobacco International (JTI), has clearly found its niche in Zambia, four years after entering the market. Since it set up shop in Zambia in 2011, the company now has about 7,000 farmers under its out-growe
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Apr 21, 2016 19:23
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[Africa, Zambia] PF has neglected tobacco farmers-Chishala Chilufya

Speaking in an interview Mr Chilufya said Zambia was the biggest producer of tobacco in the region but that it has fallen behind countries like Malawi which is six times smaller than Zambia. He said the lack of policy consistency has chased away potenti
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:07
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Zambia refuses to ban tobacco production

The Zambian government said it cannot afford to ban tobacco production and trade because doing so could result in massive job losses and income especially in rural communities, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 21:03
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[Africa] Zambia Daily Mail We will not establish cigarette plant – JTI

JAPAN Tobacco International (JTI) says the company has no immediate plans of establishing a cigarette manufacturing plant in the country as the market is fairly small. JTI corporate affairs and communications manager Litiya Matakala said in an interview
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Dec 21, 2015 15:00
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