Tag: south africa

Bill ropes in vaping

Bill ropes in vaping

| May 11, 2018

A new smoking bill in South Africa that takes in vaping is said to be a “cut-and-paste job from Geneva” that doesn’t take account of local circumstances.

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Illegal trade alarming

Illegal trade alarming

| May 3, 2018

One of the consequences of tax ‘manipulation by certain players’ is that South Africa’s licit, tax-compliant tobacco sector is losing market share to the illicit sector ‘at an alarming rate’.

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Regulations proposed

Regulations proposed

| April 30, 2018

A tobacco- and nicotine-product control-bill is being put out for public comment in South Africa.

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Factory closure threat

Factory closure threat

| March 2, 2017

The imposition of standardized tobacco packaging in South Africa would provide a boost to the illegal trade and might threaten the viability of British American Tobacco’s factory there.

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FlexLink opens office in South Africa

FlexLink opens office in South Africa

| June 9, 2014

FlexLink has opened a sales and engineering facility in Johannesburg, South Africa, to support customers in the Sub-Sahara region. In addition to selling and engineering of new installations, the new unit will provide aftermarket support for installations using FlexLink technology in Sub-Saharan Africa. FlexLink currently has operating units in 30 countries and works with partners […]

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Hauni opens office in South Africa

Hauni opens office in South Africa

| June 9, 2014

Hauni Maschinenbau has opened an office in Cape Town, South Africa, to support customers throughout Africa. The office will be housed on the premises of Reitech, which provided support services for Hauni’s Sub-Saharan customers in the past. Reitech will continue to assist Hauni with its customer support. The new Hauni team will be led by […]

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