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The rapid development of fine cigarettes in China in recent years has brought higher requirements to domestic cigarette manufacturers in device segmentation. more

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Tobacco production in China, rooted in the vast rural areas, is both the foundation of the country’s sustained and healthy development of its tobacco industry as well as being an important means of support for farmers in poverty-stricken areas. more

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More than 170 representatives from the tobacco industry all over China gather to summarize the work of cigarette network construction and to exchange and share experiences. more

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Davidoff Cigars is introducing its new limited-edition cigar line and accompanying accessories to mark the Chinese Year of the Dog. more

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As the new generation of Chinese consumers born in the 1990s emerges as a leading force of consumption in China, an important marketing focus for brands is on how to win favor from this group. more

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China’s tobacco industry is undergoing a shift from being a distributor to providing services that increase the value of retail outlets. This is brought about by emerging new business changes spawned by the internet and mobile interconnectivity. more

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China’s cigar market has ushered in a new round of robust growth as the four major tobacco industrial companies launched operations to significantly upgrade products and sharpen their competitive edge. more

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Niche cigarette products have turned out to be powerful weapons for China’s tobacco industry in their efforts to revive cigarette sales and reverse an unprecedented sales slump last year. more

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China Tobacco Guangdong Industrial Co. representatives say the company sees value in developing new types of tobacco products. Now they take a look at so-called heat-not-burn products using a new type of heating device. more

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China’s tobacco industry looks forward to enjoying favorable conditions in its drive to “go global,” due to the implementation of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, the so-called “Belt and Road” initiative. more

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China’s tobacco industry has managed to increase earnings from leaf production to encourage farmers to continue growing tobacco while taking steps to reduce the output over the past three years, in response to government efforts to cut inventories. more

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Despite living under a cloud of regulatory threats, flavor capsule cigarettes continued to make inroads in in global markets. more

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Chinese electronic cigarette manufacturers now face both opportunities and challenges in production and sales at international markets due to the adoption of stringent new rules by the US Food and Drug Administration. more

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In a region where RYO is uncommon, rolling paper sales remain sluggish compared with the rest of the world. International paper companies primarily concentrate on maintaining a brand presence, holding up their hopes that better times might arrive. more

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China’s tobacco industry needs to be persistent to innovate and develop new products to recover lost sales over the past year stemming from sluggish economic performance nationwide. more

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The emergence of electronic cigarettes as a substitute for traditional cigarettes in China may have a great impact on the country’s traditional markets, even as the safety of vaping remains controversial in China and the rest of the world. more

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The world’s fourth-biggest tobacco company, Imperial Brands, gets a foothold in the largest cigarette market through a joint venture with state-owned China National Tobacco. more

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An elegant looking filter tip and laser printing-enhanced packaging go a long way in establishing brand appeal among consumers – and nobody knows that better than China’s paper and packaging suppliers. more

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Chinese tobacco manufacturers have attached greater and greater importance to innovating filter tips to attract smokers. more

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Cigarette brands in China have entered a no-advertising era as a result of the interim measures for management over advertising on the internet. more

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From the Associate editor

Cutting the Nose to Spite the Face

As the debate on the effects of e-cigarettes continues with new research coming out both for and against e-cigs, is it too soon to be banning them?

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