Cambodia’s National Assembly has instructed ministries to curb smoking in public as a government official highlights a decrease in the consumption of tobacco goods. Read more


Data from Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries show a decrease in tobacco cultivation in 2018, despite the country having been granted duty-free and quota-free exports of tobacco leaves to Vietnam. Read more


The Ministry of Commerce said Cambodia’s 2017 dry tobacco leaf exports to Vietnam reached more than 1,000 tons valued at more than US$2 million. This is a 24% increase from 2016. Read more


Japan Tobacco International is rejoining the Association of the Tobacco Industry of Cambodia after leaving it in mid-2016. Read more


Cambodian authorities raided and shut down a cigarette manufacturing company in Tbong Khmum province after discovering it had not complied with a sub-decree requiring warning labels to be included on tobacco products. Read more


The local manufacturer of Fine cigarettes has ended a three-year business relationship, severing ties with UK-based Imperial Tobacco. Read more


With China being the country where the e-cigarette was invented, the rest of Asia has a somewhat confused relationship with electronic smoking devices as far as legislation is concerned. TOBACCO ASIA takes a closer look at e-smoking regulations. Read more


From the Associate editor

Reflections and Resolutions

An eventful year for an industry undergoing changes, and more to come.

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