Tags : vietnam

    Auctions to boost exports

    From the point of view of Vietnam, it makes perfect sense to auction the high-quality, illicit cigarettes that it intercepts – and to make sure they end up in a country far away.Read More

    Same low prices

    Cambodian tobacco growers were expecting their incomes to rise on the back of a duty-free trade deal with Vietnam, but they now suspect that any additional profit is not reaching them.Read More

    Vietnam sets quotas

    Vietnam is setting a 500-tons quota on imports of ‘tobacco material’ from countries of the Eurasian Economic Union during each of the next three years.Read More

    Vietnam’s anti-smoking law to take effect May 1

    Vietnam’s law on the prevention and control of smoking takes effect on May 1, 2013, according to the Health Ministry, according to a story in VietnamPlus. The law, with five chapters and 35 clauses, regulates measures aimed to reduce the demand for tobacco, control supply and prevent tobacco harm, said the ministry at a conference in...Read More

    Housing project is growing initiative

    Tobacco growers and their families in Vietnam have moved into new homes built for them under an Imperial Tobacco responsibility initiative. Project Symphony is the result of a collaboration between Imperial Tobacco Vietnam, its local partner DOFICO and the Altadis Foundation. The homes, constructed from brick and steel, have been built in the provinces of...Read More

    Khatoco inaugurates new threshing plant

    Khanh Viet Corp. (Khatoco) of Vietnam officially opened its new threshing plant in Nha Trang City on Oct. 2, 2012. Participating in the ceremony were various government officials, multinational tobacco merchants/processors and representatives of Evans Mactavish, which supplied the machinery for the facility. A seaside resort with first-class hotels and exquisite food, Nha Trang City...Read More