Tag: iran

Iran cuts cigarette imports

Iran cuts cigarette imports

| January 3, 2018

Iran has ambitions to become self sufficient in tobacco-leaf production and cigarette manufacturing. The latter is proving easier to achieve than is the former.

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Self-sufficiency a dream

Self-sufficiency a dream

| October 9, 2017

Several recent stories have reported that Iran is planning to become self-sufficient in tobacco production, but a new report suggests that this plan is unlikely to work.

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Leaf self-sufficiency sought

Leaf self-sufficiency sought

| August 9, 2017

Iran is expected this year to manufacture more than 90 percent of its cigarettes locally, and it has plans to become self-sufficient in leaf tobacco production.

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Iran names illicit brands

Iran names illicit brands

| May 22, 2017

Eighteen cigarette brands, including Marlboro, have been declared contraband products in Iran because they have neither import nor local-production permits.

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Iran hikes cigarette production

Iran hikes cigarette production

| April 19, 2017

Iran increased cigarette production by 50 percent during its most recent financial year, and its aim is to keep going along this road until it eliminates the need for imports.

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Cooperating on tobacco

Cooperating on tobacco

| February 27, 2017

Lebanon and Iran are looking into whether it would be advantageous for some Lebanese cigarettes to be produced in Iran while manufacturing some Iranian tobacco in Lebanon.

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