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Taiwan: A Tough, Mature Market

Courtesy of Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Corporation

When Taiwan’s state tobacco monopoly was abolished in 2002, competition between the local TTL Corp. and foreign tobacco companies started heating up. But a plethora of tough regulations make the country a difficult place to handle for everybody. more

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Cigarette brands in China have entered a no-advertising era as a result of the interim measures for management over advertising on the internet. more

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Under China’s longstanding system of state tobacco monopoly, cigarettes are regulated by the law on monopoly and are thus a special type of commodity exclusively sold and traded by the government. more

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Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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