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The Tobacco Control Commission says that despite low production, the quality of tobacco leaf has improved this year. more

Sep 12, 2017 10:00 AM Leaf

Malawi: Premium Burley to the World

Courtesy of Premium Tama Tobacco Malawi Ltd.

Geographically relatively obscure, the African country of Malawi nevertheless has a global reputation for producing the finest burley leaf outside the US. TOBACCO ASIA talks to some of the main players. more

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The Tobacco Association of Malawi reports the availability of more tobacco on the market has affected prices of the cash crop in the country, as the market principle of demand and supply has come to haunt the tobacco market. more

Sep 5, 2016 5:00 AM Leaf

Coupled with poor rainfall patterns which have seen up to half of the population of Malawians in need of food aid, the country’s major forex earner, tobacco, the country’s biggest export crop is now facing a tough time on the auction floors. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Officials from auction floors say tobacco prices have now picked up after weeks of stormy sales following low prices and high rejection rates. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

The country’s Tobacco Control Commission officials are upbeat that differences rocking the sale of tobacco would be history following what they describe as successful the meeting of representatives of buyers and farmers. more

May 3, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

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