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News - 02/03/2014

Mayors of Tobacco-Growing Districts Ask For a Clear Position On the CoP6 from its Ministry of Agriculture

In anticipation of the 6th Conference of the Parties (CoP6), to be held this year, in Russia, city mayors grouped together in the Association of Tobacco-Growing Municipal Districts had a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Antônio Andrade, on February 25.

News - 02/03/2014

Europe Tightens up Tobacco Control Legislation

New legislation bans menthol cigarettes and proposes e-cigarette regulations.

The plenary session of the European Parliament voted to adopt 514-66, with 58 abstentions, a text previously agreed by member states. 

 

News - 11/02/2014

Zimbabwe: China's Demand for Tobacco Remains Strong

Lush tobacco leaves, stored in an auction floor in Zimbabwe, show how the strong global demand from China has shielded numerous suppliers at a time when investors are fleeing emerging markets due to fears that the Asian giant's appetite has diminished.

News - 30/01/2014

TOBACCO GROWERS IN BULGARIA AGAINST UNREASONABLE NEGOTIATIONS

Tobacco growers in Bulgaria are facing difficult negotiations due to their weak political situation

 

News - 29/01/2014

Salta and Jujuy tobacco sector committed to preventing and eliminating child labor

More than 1,500 children aged 2 to 15 playing in Porvenir daycare centers rather than working in the fields show the tobacco sector's strong commitment to preventing and eliminating child labor. 

News - 28/01/2014

JUJUY - NO AGREEMENT ON TOBACCO PRICES

Growers and manufacturers fail to reach agreement on tobacco prices for a second time.

News - 28/01/2014

NICARAGUA - ESTELÍ, THE CRADLE OF THE BEST TOBACCO IN THE WORLD

Nicaraguan cigars are in their heyday.  Considered among the best in the world, the industry gives direct employment to 35,000 people and indirect employment to 45,000, generating US$ 120 million in export sales last year.

News - 27/01/2014

Misiones: Smuggling of green tobacco leaves into Brazil

Tobacco growers in the Argentine-Brazilian border area are selling their crops to neighboring buyers.  According to sources consulted by PRIMERA EDICION, growers are asking Ar$ 20 per kilo of dry tobacco,...