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The Namibian cabinet has approved Namibia Oriental Tobacco’s right of leasehold application for a tobacco and maize plantation in Zambezi. Read more

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Data from Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries show a decrease in tobacco cultivation in 2018, despite the country having been granted duty-free and quota-free exports of tobacco leaves to Vietnam. Read more

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

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced that the leaf tobacco deliberative council released its annual determinations for domestic leaf tobacco cultivation area and grower prices for 2019. Read more

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Over the past three years, land under tobacco cultivation in India has been shifted to other crops under the government’s crop diversification program. Read more

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Tobacco cultivation provides employment opportunities to 75,000 farmers’ families in rural areas and over one million direct and indirect employment to the rest of the population in Pakistan. Read more

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The cash crop planted in Belagavi this year has reduced to 5,085 hectares, sown by around 5,100 farmers. Read more

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Polish Tobacco: Deserving of More Global Recognition

Courtesy of Lukowa Tobacco Company Sp. Jawna

Although one of Europe’s largest producers, Polish tobacco remains relatively obscure outside the continent – and despite its excellent quality. But EU, as well as Polish politics, might have something to do with that situation. Read more

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Tobacco growers from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America gathered in October, asking governments and institutions to open talks to address the sector’s challenges due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products. Read more

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Tobacco cultivating areas in Swabi are expected to soon receive a total of Rs256 million from a tobacco cess development fund for the fiscal year 2016-17. Read more

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Farmers in Chekurupadu have been able to drastically reduce their costs by switching to progressive energy-efficient barns. Read more

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Malawi: Premium Burley to the World

Courtesy of Premium Tama Tobacco Malawi Ltd.

Geographically relatively obscure, the African country of Malawi nevertheless has a global reputation for producing the finest burley leaf outside the US. TOBACCO ASIA talks to some of the main players. Read more

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Despite concerns that heavy rains could militate against a better yield, Zimbabwe’s tobacco output this year is projected at 200 million kilograms. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Thai Policy Burns

Sometimes it seems regulators are just in a race to outdo each other in coming up with the new policies makes you shake your head in amazement. The latest doozy is from Thailand.

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