Armenia raises cigarette output sharply

| February 5, 2014

Cigarette production in Armenia last year, at 7,729,500,000, was up by 25.6 per cent on that of 2012, 6,155,000,000, according to an Armenian News Agency story quoting figures from the National Statistical Service.

The story said also that cigarette exports had risen sharply between 2012 and 2013, though no comparative figures were given.

However, the story did say that cigarette exports ‘during the nine months of the previous year’ had reached about 4,500,000,000.

Armenia is said to export to more than 20 countries, including Iraq, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Syria, Russia and the UAE.

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