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Imperial Tobacco New Zealand has put its tobacco factory in Petone up for sale, after having announced previously that the factory would close later this year. Read more

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ITC has restarted production at some of its cigarette factories after it had suspended production of cigarettes at its factories following the announcement of a nationwide lockdown in March. Read more

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British American Tobacco, Romania’s largest tobacco company, has completed a €175 million investment in its factory in Ploiesti. Read more

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P&S Intelligence projects that the tobacco packaging market will grow with a 3.7% CAGR between 2020-2030 as a result of the changing lifestyle, use of smokeless tobacco, cigars, shishas, dried tobacco, and other premium tobacco products. Read more

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The International Tax Stamp Association has responded to criticism of tax stamps in a new report on the impact of blockchain technology on excise duty payments. Read more

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The anti-tobacco campaigners have asked the government to place an independent and transparent track & trace system to stop under-reporting of real tobacco production. Read more

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Tobacco giant Altria announced recently that it was suspending production of cigarettes at its Richmond manufacturing facility after a second worker there tested positive for Covid-19. Read more

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The prime minister said it was okay for a cigarette factory in Lower Hutt to remain open, despite a coronavirus lockdown requiring all non-essential businesses to close. Read more

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The worldwide market for holograms is expected to grow by an estimated 27% over the next five years at a time when the global anti-counterfeiting packaging market is expected to reach US$1.34 billion by the end of 2026. Read more

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ITSA’s blueprint draws on best practices used by tax administrations around the world in the fight against the illicit trade of tobacco products. Read more

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Imperial Brands is planning to close its Petone factory, putting 122 jobs at risk. The factory and its employees have entered a consultation process. Read more

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The Ukrtiutiun Association has warned that cigarette manufacturers are considering the possibility of reducing their investment programs in Ukraine in connection with the establishment of a trade margin on cigarettes. Read more

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Absolute Market Insights projects that the global tobacco paper market will reach US$1,565 million by 2027, growing at a CAGAR of 2.5%, compared to US$1.211 billion in 2018. Read more

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A new system for packing cigarettes which can cope with the ever-changing shapes and dimensions of tobacco products and packaging has been developed by Chinese industrial robotics company Siasun. Read more

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A new report from Transparency Market Research says the shell and slide cigarette packers market will record an exponential CAGR by 2025. Read more

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ITG Brands LLC has confirmed its third round of job cuts for 2019, although the company stressed the latest cut is the smallest. Read more

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The Philippines’ customs department destroyed smuggled cigarette manufacturing machines on November 18 to send a message to smugglers to stop their illegal business practices, shortchanging the government of the rightful revenues. Read more

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Scandinavian Tobacco Group is reducing its number of production sites by closing one American facility and moving production elsewhere. Read more

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Leading specialty paper and packaging manufacturer PT. Bukit Muria Jaya has been certified as an authorized economic operator by Indonesian Customs. Read more

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British American Tobacco has opened a US25 million cigarette manufacturing plant in the Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone. Read more

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