A cigarette shortage was reported by shops and supermarkets after it was confirmed that Bahrain had raised import duty on alcohol and tobacco – a move that is expected to drive up prices in the market. Information, Parliament and Shura A
JT International (JTI) and its strategic partner Eastern Company (EC) have signed a contract manufacturing agreement (CMA) allowing JTI to enter the Egyptian cigarette market.
JTI will launch its leading brand Winston in three sty
Bahrain Duty Free (BDF) said it is facing a challenging 2013 as the 'death head skull' symbol that now has to appear on all cigarette packets sold in the kingdom could cost the airport retailer 20 per cent of its profit this year.
Australia called on the rest of the world to match its tough new anti-tobacco marketing laws after its highest court on Wednesday dismissed a challenge from international cigarette companies in a major test case.
A majory of smokers in the UAE believe that a potential price hike will encourage them to reduce smoking, says a new study.
It has been reported that this August, Dubai Municipality will take measures to reduce the number of smokers by app
More than 100 people were burnt to death after a petrol fire broke out in a densely populated slum in the Nigerian capital Nairobi, local media said on Monday.
Local television channels aired images of smouldering skeletons as the fire rag
Egypt's Eastern Company posted a net profit of 631 million Egyptian pounds ($105.9 million) for the full year to the end of June, down 26 percent from a year earlier, the stock exchange said.
The cigarette monopoly made net profit of 850.4
US health officials on Tuesday will unveil nine graphic warning labels showing harmful effects of smoking that must be on cigarette packages and in advertisements starting in October 2012.
Dead bodies, diseased lungs and a man on a ventila
Egypt expects to pump EGP1.8 billion ($317 million) next fiscal year into state-run Chemical Industries Holding Company, which controls several listed firms, the state news agency Mena said.
The investments include EGP695 million for the c
Egyptian cigarette monopoly Eastern Company has signed an agreement with a Jordanian firm to produce, market and distribute Eastern's products in Jordan, Egypt's bourse said.
Eastern will supply Jordan's Tag Company for Cigarettes and Toba