Latest in Tag: tobacco Highlight

Latest in Tag: tobacco


Biggest listed tobacco company in the making

British American Tobacco has said it’s acquiring US rival Reynolds to form the largest listed tobacco company in the world. The takeover terms were agreed after BAT nudged up an earlier offer to merge the two firms.British American Tobacco (BAT) confirmed Tuesday it had agreed a $49.4-billion (46.4-billion-euro) takeover of US rival Reynolds, creating the …

Deutsche Welle

India’s war on tobacco and industry woes

India’s top court has ruled that tobacco companies must display larger health warnings on cigarette packs, giving a boost to the government’s latest move to reduce smoking and curb tobacco-related illnesses. DW examines.

Deutsche Welle

War breaks out

By Philip Whitfield Before conniptions consume, inhale the acronyms. FAG: (For/Against Government), IMP: the British Imperial Tobacco Group the world’s fourth-largest ciggie peddler flogging 320bn cigarettes a year (Davidoff in Egypt) after PMI: Philip Morris International (Marlboros / Merit), BAT British American Tobacco (Rothmans/Dunhill) and arriving on the 1 July JT Japan Tobacco (Winston/Salem). And …

Daily News Egypt