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The Ministry of Commerce said Cambodia’s 2017 dry tobacco leaf exports to Vietnam reached more than 1,000 tons valued at more than US$2 million. This is a 24% increase from 2016. Read more

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The cigarette industry in Southeast Asia is on the wane with combined cigarette volumes sales declining by nearly 3% in 2017. Strong government regulations are key reasons for the reduced outlook. Read more

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With China being the country where the e-cigarette was invented, the rest of Asia has a somewhat confused relationship with electronic smoking devices as far as legislation is concerned. TOBACCO ASIA takes a closer look at e-smoking regulations. Read more

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2015 was a good year for the Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation. Illicit cigarette trade has dropped by 30% while growth in domestic market consumption has led to Vinataba increasing its domestic production as well as market share. Read more

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Zimbabwe has earned $190.5 million from its sales of tobacco exported all over the world since January 2016. Some 50 countries import flue-cured tobacco from Zimbabwe. 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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