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Exploring visions of security through paperboard

Exploring visions of security through paperboard

| June 9, 2015

In an industrial workshop in Strömsbruk, northern Sweden, multimedia artist Nils Olof Hedenskog is creating an installation that it is hoped will attract interest from art institutions around the world. The raw material he is working with is paperboard – specifically Invercote from Iggesund Paperboard. “For me there exists a tension between the limitlessness of […]

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Eastern looks to build Malawi plant within 18 months

Eastern looks to build Malawi plant within 18 months

| June 8, 2015

A project under which Egypt’s Eastern Tobacco Company is partnering with Malawi’s Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) to set up in Malawi a $20 million cigarette manufacturing plant is due to be completed within 18 months, according to a StarAfrica story. Late last month it was announced that the Malawi government and Eastern had signed a […]

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EU’s TPD implementation unaffected by court cases

EU’s TPD implementation unaffected by court cases

| June 8, 2015

The EU Commission has said it does not believe that current court cases brought against the new Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) pose obstacles to the directive’s implementation. The Commission was responding to a question by the Croatian MEP Dubravka Šuica. In part of the preamble to her question, Šuica said that some tobacco companies had […]

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Taxes on tobacco firms set to rise in Bangladesh

Taxes on tobacco firms set to rise in Bangladesh

| June 8, 2015

Smoking looked set to become costlier in Bangladesh during the new financial year after Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith last week proposed imposing tax increases on tobacco products, acetate tow and tobacco-product paper, according to a story in The Financial Express. The budget proposals include too plans to increase the corporation tax levied on publicly-traded tobacco […]

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Alliance to host results conference call

Alliance to host results conference call

| June 8, 2015

Alliance One International is due to host from 08.00 Eastern Time on June 9 a conference call at www.aointl.com to report its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31. A replay of the conference call will be made available from 11.00 on June 9 through 11.00 on June 14 by telephone at (888) […]

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Japan Tobacco International introduces new Camel

Japan Tobacco International introduces new Camel

| June 5, 2015

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Korea has launched Camel Evolution Super Slims, the first low-tar super-slim brand within its Camel lineup. Camel Evolution Super Slims—which became available for purchase June 4—are a locally customized blend for the Korean market. The product is packaged in a stylish urban design that targets smokers between the ages of 25 […]

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