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Though the overall global consumption of tobacco is decreasing, certain parts of the industry are growing. more

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The National Tobacco Administration now seeks to set aside the bulk of the country’s tobacco production for exports, after a smoking ban and imposed tax hike drove down domestic demand. more

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Turkey was the biggest exporter of tobacco to Iran during the 11 months to February 19, worth more than US$42.35 million. more

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India is one of the leading tobacco producers and exporters in South Asia – and with a huge variety of tobaccos to boost. Tobacco Asia’s Thomas Schmid picks the brains of some of the key players. more

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Coupled with poor rainfall patterns which have seen up to half of the population of Malawians in need of food aid, the country’s major forex earner, tobacco, the country’s biggest export crop is now facing a tough time on the auction floors. more

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Tobacco seasonal export earnings have reached US$253 million after the sale of 45.1 million kg of tobacco since the commencing of the season in March this year. more

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From the Associate editor

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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