Category: Markets

PMI to webcast presentation

PMI to webcast presentation

| March 14, 2017

The Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London next week will include a presentation by Philip Morris International’s CFO Jacek Olczak.

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Market agility needed

Market agility needed

| March 13, 2017

Attendance was up by just over six percent at the third TFWA China’s Century Conference, which was held in Guangzhou last week.

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Young people getting older

Young people getting older

| March 10, 2017

The tendency for countries to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products has the advantage of prolonging childhood.

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Tobacco taxes, robberies up

Tobacco taxes, robberies up

| March 8, 2017

New Zealand, which imposes eye-watering levels of tobacco taxes, cannot be surprised that cigarettes are being targeted in retail-store robberies. Smokers are addicted to these products, and are often financially poor.

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Plain-talking packaging

Plain-talking packaging

| March 7, 2017

The name of a popular cigarette in North Korea has been changed because ‘Kumsugangsan’, or ‘land of natural beauty’ was seen not to reflect the reality of the country.

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Fall in retail outlets

Fall in retail outlets

| March 1, 2017

A sharp fall in the number of outlets selling tobacco products in Singapore has led local industry players and smokers to the view that smoking has become an inconvenient habit.

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Demographic boost

Demographic boost

| March 1, 2017

Even with a tightening regulatory environment, volumes are set to climb in Myanmar.

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