Egypt is aiming to raise its revenues from tobacco taxes by EGP7.072 billion (US$402 million) in the 2018-19 draft budget, targeting around EGP58.524 billion (US$3.33 billion.) more


A value-added tax bill has been proposed in Egypt. If passed, the law would impose more financial burdens on Egyptians. more


Malawi president Peter Mutharika recently welcomed the Egyptian Eastern Tobacco Company for its interest to invest in the country. more


From the Associate editor

The Allure of the Forbidden Fruit

Is enforcing a legal sales age an effective measure to prevent young people from smoking, or is it just going to make that forbidden fruit that much sweeter and alluring?

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