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The National Tobacco Administration in the Philippines recently appealed to all tobacco growers in the region to sell their products only to licensed traders to ensure fair market price. Read more

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Among the main challenges identified during recent meetings were a drop in consumption, new generation products with lesser need of tobacco, the US-China trade war, and the unrealistic approach given to the subject of alternative crops. Read more

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Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue faces pressure to abolish the adjustable federal excise duty of PKR300 per kilogram on the processing of green tobacco at green leaf threshing plants. Read more

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Global cigarette markets are increasingly dominated by “The Big Five”. But there still are numerous independent manufacturers around who hold out against the overwhelming competition. Read more

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March and April were the beginning of the tobacco marketing season in Africa.  Growers flocked to the tobacco auction floors and contract markets with hopes of receiving high grades on the tobacco that they had spent the year caring for. Read more

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Africa’s marketing season has not brought good news for Zimbabwean tobacco growers, according to the latest International Tobacco Growers’ Association Crop Monitor report, leading to call for a meeting of all industry stakeholders. Read more

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The National Tobacco Administration appealed to all tobacco growers to sell their products only to licensed traders to ensure fair market price. Read more

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What has 2019 meant for tobacco leaf so far? As February ended, it was finally possible to look at the results of the main tobacco companies. Read more

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The World Tobacco Growers’ Day, an event promoted by the International Tobacco Growers’ Association since 2012, was celebrated on October 28. 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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The World Tobacco Growers' Day was marked this year by initiatives carried out throughout the month of October with the goal of promoting a consistent and comprehensive diversification agenda. Read more

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Draconic and rigid regulations, anti-tobacco lobbying, high production costs, and a host of other factors give German and French tobacco farmers headaches. Tobacco Asia talks to grower associations from both countries about their worries. Read more

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Growers debated the challenges the sector is facing during the gathering in Zimbabwe. Read more

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They say the purchase would have no impact as their tobacco has already lost value after JTI Malawi stopped buying tobacco in July. Read more

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It is no longer just growers and associations seeking alternative crops to tobacco production. The industry itself has already surrendered to this transition. Read more

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Tobacco growers urge governments to open talks in order to promote discussion with governments and international bodies about the challenges the sector faces due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products in a lack of alternative crops. Read more

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Part of our ongoing series on independent leaf suppliers, TOBACCO ASIA is venturing to opposite ends of the globe, introducing a cooperative in Kentucky as well as what is called the first privately operated leaf processor in Laos. Read more

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Tobacco growers in India had a terrible cropping season last year, and it looks like it is going to be a mixed bag of fortunes this year as well. Read more

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The American leaf industry definitely did not need a bumper crop from the 2015 season. Through the beginning of August, it was clear there wasn’t going to be one for either of the major tobacco types, although for different reasons. 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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