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China National Tobacco Corp., the world’s largest tobacco producer by volume, filed for a Hong Kong initial public offering for its overseas unit, China Tobacco International Inc. Read more

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Officials are readying a law to cut the supply, sale, and promotion of e-cigarettes. Read more

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As part of our continuing series on independent leaf suppliers we are introducing a Hong Kong-based company that has spread its wings around the globe and a Zimbabwean start-up attempting its first successful baby steps. Read more

Features

A survey by Hong Kong’s Census and Statistics Department, done between June and September 2017, shows that more citizens have tried electronic smoking devices, including e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products, compared to a survey in 2015. Read more

Products

Schweitzer-Mauduit International’s subsidiary established in Hong Kong and four subsidiaries of China National Tobacco Corporation jointly invested to set up China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd. Read more

Features

Regulators in the Asia-Pacific region certainly are presented with a great opportunity to support smoke-free products, but will they recognize and grab it? Read more

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Can (John) Ozkayki has been promoted to the position of general manager-European tactical region. Read more

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The Hong Kong government’s stance on tobacco health warnings continues to go against WHO guidelines, insisting on retaining the display of the tar and nicotine yields on tobacco packaging. Read more

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This year, the beginning of the Western calendar almost coincides with the start of the Chinese year. Somehow the monkey (the animal of the new Chinese year) seems to inspire cigar makers more than the other Chinese zodiac animals… Read more

Features

Zimbabwe has earned $190.5 million from its sales of tobacco exported all over the world since January 2016. Some 50 countries import flue-cured tobacco from Zimbabwe. Read more

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InterTabac, held annually in Dortmund, Germany, is the world’s leading exhibition for tobacco wholesalers, distributors, and retailers. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Sustainability and Innovation

Two seemingly juxtaposed concepts, ensuring continuity of what already exits and introducing what doesn’t but should. Could the tobacco industry do both?

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