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A projected 44 million kilograms of tobacco from farmers who benefited from the US$28 million credit facility from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is expected to go a long way in shielding the auction system. Read more

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Greek Leaf: Out of the Doldrums Yet?

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The Balkan region has a long tradition of tobacco growing. Greece is no exception and is indeed one of the world’s foremost suppliers of oriental leaf. Nevertheless, the country’s growers and traders have experienced a veritable rollercoaster ride. Read more

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High-Quality Leaf from Indonesia The Merchants’ P.O.V.

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The Indonesian archipelago looks back at a long history of cultivating tobacco crops. But what are merchants doing to maintain and improve high-quality output to help Indonesian tobacco stay competitive in the world market? Read more

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American farmers have a problem right now, and by all accounts, it is a side effect of the current world oversupply of neutral filler tobacco. 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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