Egypt is aiming to raise its revenues from tobacco taxes by EGP7.072 billion (US$402 million) in the 2018-19 draft budget, targeting around EGP58.524 billion (US$3.33 billion.) Read more


A value-added tax bill has been proposed in Egypt. If passed, the law would impose more financial burdens on Egyptians. Read more


Malawi president Peter Mutharika recently welcomed the Egyptian Eastern Tobacco Company for its interest to invest in the country. Read more


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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