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Breaking into Cigarette Making in Korea

Breaking into Cigarette Making in Korea

Korea is one of only two countries in Asia that allow manufacturing of cigarettes by foreign companies. Tobacco Asia takes a closer look at the current business landscape for the industry in this competitive market.

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CSR initiatives are implemented by most tobacco companies - at smaller or larger scales. Tobacco Asia inquires with two merchants at opposite ends of the spectrum. Read more

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Meticulous track-and-trace throughout the supply chain has become a task that’s impossible to achieve without the right equipment. Tobacco Asia talked to the leading system developer in India. Read more

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Q&A Ian Benson

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Industry specialist Dr. Ian Benson answers Tobacco Asia’s questions about quality assurance in processes and how companies can improve their practices. Read more

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There are more than five million tobacco retail terminals in China, divided into grocery stores, convenience stores, and tobacco and alcohol stores. Read more

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The global pandemic and domestic economic difficulties reduce the growers’ profitability and directly threatens their livelihoods. Read more

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The region that has shown remarkable growth in cigarette consumption with an annual growth rate over the past decade. Read more

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The tobacco plant may receive a lot of bad rap, but few of the staunch critics ever acknowledge that it also has great potential to actually save lives. Read more

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Reconstituted tobacco leaf has been widely used in cigarette blends both at home in China and abroad. Read more

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