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The 2019 season affected growers around the world in a variety of ways yet expectations remain high for the new year. Read more

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China's two major e-commerce platforms say they would suspend the sale of e-cigarettes to US buyers in order to comply with a strict control policy over this category in the country. Read more

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Chinese manufacturers of e-cigarettes and e-liquids are facing challenging times as the effect of growing health concerns related to vaping in the US and Beijing’s recent directive banning online sales or promotion of e-cigarettes and vaping start. Read more

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The first ICE attracted more than 80 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions, showcasing cigars, accessories, cigar tobacco, cigar media, retail, and other product categories. Over 5,000 people visited the exhibition during the two days. Read more

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China’s State Administration of Markets and State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, published a notice on their websites, saying the regulator "urges e-cigarette producers, retailers, or individual sellers to temporarily close online sales websites." Read more

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The 2019 China International Cigar Expo will be taking place at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center with more than 50 domestic and foreign enterprises. Read more

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China, home to the majority of the world’s e-cigarette manufacturers, is planning to regulate e-cigarettes. Read more

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Shell and Slide Packers, a cigarette packing machine, includes shell and drawer which can pack up to 10 cigarettes in one pack of any length in a solid bundle type. Read more

Manufacturing

China Tobacco International (HK) Co. had some wild days in Hong Kong trading recently as investors scrambled to get a piece of the international unit of state monopoly China National Tobacco – the biggest maker of cigarettes in the world. Read more

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As one of the pillar industries of China’s fiscal revenue, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration has devoted itself to poverty alleviation. Read more

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Among the main challenges identified during recent meetings were a drop in consumption, new generation products with lesser need of tobacco, the US-China trade war, and the unrealistic approach given to the subject of alternative crops. Read more

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China, home to the majority of the world’s e-cigarette manufacturers, is planning to regulate e-cigarettes. Read more

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Tobacco Asia recently had the chance to talk about the current situation on e-cigarettes, vapor, and heat-not-burn products in China with Fox Guo, founder of IUOC, and Jackie Zhuang, a vapor industry consultant. Read more

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The situation with cigarette counterfeiting and selling as well as smuggling in China has gone through tremendous changes. Read more

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WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, blocked all public accounts that posted tobacco service information and policy guidance as well as corporate accounts of the tobacco industry. Read more

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The year 2018 saw a growing number of Chinese consumers using e-cigarettes, especially young people in their 20s and 30s, who accounted for more than 30% of the total consumption, and this number is still rising. Read more

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Chu Shijian, the former chairman of Hongta Group and Yuxi Hongta Tobacco passed away at the age of 91 on March 5, 2019. Read more

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China National Tobacco Corporation witnessed an increase of 1.76 million boxes of cigarettes over the first 11 months of 2018. Read more

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A Case Study of Tobacco-Cultivation Areas in Guizhou, China Read more

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Thinner, Darker, Curved: The Evolution of Rolling Papers

Courtesy of Moon (Shanghai) International Trading Co. Ltd.

Paper is not just paper; and perhaps there is no other segment within the tobacco industry where this simple adage holds more truth than among rolling paper companies. TOBACCO ASIA peeks at what’s currently trending in the product segment. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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