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World-Class Track and Trace from Propix

World-Class Track and Trace from Propix

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.

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Squeezed in between Nepal, Bangladesh, and China, Bhutan was mysteriously linked in the 1970s as a gateway to the Indian cigarette market. Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) Read more

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Tobacco Asia’s international correspondent spent some 10 days in 2020 (pre-Covid-19), visiting Himalayan kingdoms and people’s republics in the Mekong delta, going off the beaten path to find out about the mystique and magic of the small countries Read more

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As cigarette prices soar astronomically and consumption levels taper off, consumers are getting more discerning in their tobacco purchases. They are especially looking for alternative products and those with better pricing. Read more

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More than six months passed since the September 9, 2020 submission deadline for premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs). That’s six months into the one-year grace period products that had submitted applications had to stay on the US market. Read more

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Heat-not-burn (HNB) technology may be an up-and-comer in certain markets, but for some of Asia’s leading suppliers of reconstituted tobacco the sector currently plays a negligible role. Read more

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Similar to many businesses in agriculture and beyond, Asia forms a pivotal part of the tobacco universe. It is home to more than half of the world’s smoking population, in addition to being the largest producer of tobacco. Read more

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Ill-conceived government policy led to an unprecedented surge in illicit tobacco in Australia on the background of legal product becoming almost unaffordable for the average consumer. Read more

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There are more than five million retailers in China, and in recent years China Tobacco took many measures to provide high-quality services for retailers to consolidate the foundation of cigarette marketing. Read more

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The tobacco markets of Central Asia — which consists of the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan — steadily grow amid the ever-growing demand and consumption of tobacco products Read more

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Since the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic began, preventing its spread became the most urgent task all over the world. Many countries took various measures leading to an unprecedented crisis for many industries, including the cigar industry. Read more

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