ZIMBABWE - Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board chairperson Monica Chinamasa on Tuesday said Zimbabwe is likely to register a 20 percent decline in the golden leaf production this year due to the El Nino effect.
ZIMBABWE - Tobacco exports for the week ended March 4, 2016 increased by nine percent to $216,1 million from $209,2 million recorded prior year comparative, data from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) shows.
ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe’s tobacco yields have been growing since 2008, according to figures obtained from the Tobacco Industry marketing board (TIMB).
TANZANIA - The maker of Marlboro and other top cigarette brands in the world, Philip Morris International (PMI), has said that it will invest more to support responsible tobacco farming in the country where it is the top buyer of the crop.
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe tobacco exports surged by 49 percent to $347 million this week from the sale of 65 million kilogrammes (kgs) up from $231 million recorded in the prior period, official statistics show.
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports surged to $341 million in the first week of August from the sale of 64 million kilogrammes (kg), compared to $231 million recorded in the corresponding period last year, latest official figures show.
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe's tobacco exports have increased by 190 percent to 21,1 million kilogrammes (kg) in the first two weeks of 2016 fetching $161 million compared to 7,3 million kg sold in the same period last year, latest figures show.
ZIMBABWE - The Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) has so far received $7 million in tobacco levy from farmers across the country.
ZIMBABWE - Tobacco seed sales for the 2015/2016 season have declined by 34 percent, indicating that the country could register a decline in area planted that could affect output.
ZIMBABWE - Nick Hales, the former British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria managing director, has been appointed Savanna Tobacco (Savanna)’s global chief executive, as the group seeks to expand its African footprint.
GHANA - As part of efforts to reduce the consumption of tobacco products and its related health hazards, Parliament has approved an increase in the price of tobacco products in the country.
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