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10 Countries with Most Expensive Cigarettes

1. Australia Average price for a pack: $16.11 In Australia are registered highest cigarette prices in the world. Here smokers pay almost $1 for a stick. The government fights with smoking by increasing taxes on tobacco products and wants more anti-tobacco measures to implement. 2. New Zealand Average price for a pack: $14.67 In this country the government will continue … Continue reading Continue reading

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Tobacco Companies Increase Their Cigarettes Prices

Prices on cigarettes in the USA go up again, because three major tobacco makers continue trying to get revenue in spite of smoking volumes drop. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA and  Lorillard Inc. increased list prices on their cigarettes by 7 cents a pack. The last price increase occured in May current year. To note that list price … Continue reading

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Lorillard Increased Prices on its Top Brands

Lorillard Inc. has increased by 6 cent per pack prices on some of its top selling cigarette brands. The company representatives say that this measure is need to be done in order to keep pace with its major rival on the cigarettes market Altria Group Inc. The Greensboro, tobacco manufacturer of Newport and a number of other cigarette brands, is … Continue reading

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Imperial Tobacco is a Solid Investment

Imperial Tobacco, the maker of Gauloises and West, has prevented volumes from falling by increasing prices and boasting a strong balance sheet. Imperial Tobacco manages to contol lowering sales of cigarettes by increasing prices and keeping tight control of costs. In 2013 the volume of cigarettes sold by the Imperial Tobacco dropped by 4bn. However, the company managed to maintain … Continue reading

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Altria Raises Prices on Cigarettes

Altria Group Inc. recently announced about its plans to increase prices on its several cigarette brands and smokeless tobacco products.  The famous manufacturer wants to reduce its off-invoice promotional allowance by 7 cents per package on L&M and Marlboro cigarette brands. Besides this, Altria’s subsidiary, Philip Morris USA has raised prices on cigarettes by 7 cents per package and Marlboro … Continue reading

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Belarus to Increase Cigarette Prices by 2020

By 2020 cigarettes in Belarus will be sold for the same price as in Russia, The declaration was made on October 3 at the seminar “Combating the aftermath of active and passive cigarette smoking” by Lyudmila Naroichik who is Deputy Head of the National Center for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health. Excise duties and prices are most effective tools to … Continue reading

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Cigarette companies raise wholesale list prices

Three U.S. tobacco manufacturers, including two Triad companies, raised list prices paid by wholesale and direct purchase customers. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Phillip Morris USA brought increases into action Monday following Lorillard Inc that raised prices on Friday. R.J. Reynolds raised the list price on 7 of its cigarette brands by 6 cents, while Lorillard and Phillip Morris USA … Continue reading

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Philip Morris Increases Cigarette Prices By Nearly 7%

Starting February 10, Philip Morris International Korea will increase its cigarette prices by nearly 7-percent on average. Its flagship brands such as Marlboro, Parliament and Lark will be sold at 2,700 won roughly 2-dollars-and-40-cents a pack, up 200 won. In April and May last year, British American Tobacco Korea, the No. 2 player in the local market, and Japan Tobacco International … Continue reading

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40% still off cigarettes year after tobacco tax hike

Nearly 40 percent of people who gave up smoking in response to cigarette price hikes a year ago are still nonsmokers, a survey by drugmaker Pfizer Japan Inc. showed Tuesday. One out of every three smokers quit shortly before or after Oct. 1 last year, when cigarette prices jumped by more than ¥100 per pack from around ¥300 in line … Continue reading

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Japan Tobacco Gains After Minister Says Cigarette Prices Should Rise 75%

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914), the world’s third-biggest publicly traded cigarette maker, climbed to the highest in three years on speculation it can lift prices more than the tax increases proposed by the health minister. Japan Tobacco rallied 5.4 percent to 368,000 yen, the highest since October 2008, at the 3 p.m. close of trading in Tokyo. It had the second-biggest … Continue reading

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