Cigarettes

May 31 marks World No Tobacco Day

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 09:24 GMT

Tobacco use is the single most important cause of preventable death globally.

Philip Morris Egypt raises prices of some types of cigarettes

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 03:53 GMT

According to the list, the prices of L&M of all kinds have been increased to LE 34.

Eastern Company announces raising prices of its cigarettes

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 01:50 GMT

The company also raised the price of the item Cleopatra Box (white - colors) to LE 20, Cleopatra Super to LE 21, Mondial to LE 21, Mondial Switch to LE 24, Cleopatra Black to LE 24, and Matossian Super to LE 24.

Eastern Tobacco announces raising prices of its cigarettes

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 02:38 GMT

The company stated in a statement that the price of Cleopatra Black will be increased to LE 24, Mondial (red - blue - silver) to LE 21, and Mondial Switch (Menthol / Blueberry) to LE 24.

Price of cigarettes to be increased during July: Eastern Co.

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 03:33 GMT

The health insurance law stipulates that there will be a tax of 25 piasters every 3 years on cigarettes until it reaches LE 1.5, explaining that there are still two other increases until it reaches LE 1.5.

Eastern Co. produces 7B cigarettes in March recording highest amount in history

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

The limit of production of 7 billion local cigarettes in one month had been exceeded by 10 percent than the previous highest production figure.

Egypt introduces new license to produce cigarettes, Eastern Company comments

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 09:44 GMT

The company added that one of the conditions of the brochure is to provide the option for the General Assembly of the Eastern Company - Eastern Company to participate in the capital of the new company at a rate of 24 percent without bearing part of the license cost.

Eastern Co. clarifies its position on issuing new license to produce cigarettes in Egyptian market

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 12:13 GMT

This came in the company’s commentary on published news regarding the Egyptian government's intention to issue a new license to produce cigarettes in the Egyptian market.

Revenues from smoke customs in Cairo hit LE 236.75M during February

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 11:49 GMT

“Smoke exports at the General Administration of Smoke Customs in Cairo amounted to about LE 4.67 million,” it added.

Eastern Company achieves profits of LE2.5B in H1 of 20/21

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 03:23 GMT

Revenues amounted to LE 8.16 billion during the first half of current fiscal year, compared to LE 7.69 billion in the half of last year.

Official denies hike in cigarettes’ price, says ‘greedy merchants’ behind shortage

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 10:10 GMT

Rumors of expected rise in cigarettes’ prices were denied after many citizens queued outside stores amid fears and appeals to ban gatherings to stop coronavirus spread.

Finance Ministry denies imposing new tax on cigarettes, soft drinks

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 01:11 GMT

The Finance Ministry has denied reports about imposing a new tax on cigarettes or soft drinks to finance the comprehensive health insurance system.

Ministry of Finance sets new prices of cigarettes

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 12:51 GMT

The ministry’s decree comes in light of the implementation of the comprehensive social health insurance system.

Increase in Egypt’s cigarettes prices takes place Thursday

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 09:39 GMT

Egypt’s major cigarettes company, Eastern SAE, announced that the price of cigarettes and tobacco products in Egypt is set to witness an increase of LE 1.5.

Blowing Off steam

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 - 12:26 GMT

Almost 12.6 million Egyptians are smokers, making up 20.2 percent of the total population, according to CAPMAS.

‘Five Boys and a Wheel’ wins Golden Khanjur Award

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 08:30 GMT

Director Said Zagha's 2016 short movie "Five Boys and a Wheel" was the winner of the Golden Khanjer Award at the Muscat International Film Festival

Cigarette smoking during pregnancy linked to ADHD risk in offspring

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Children born to women who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy, are at an increased risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Eastern Company issues new cigarette prices

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 01:56 GMT

The prices of cigarettes will increase by LE 2-3 per pack according to the new amendments.

Business news wrap-up

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 05:29 GMT

A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.

Recent Cigarettes’ prices push EAST stock 5% up

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 02:47 GMT

Eastern Co SAE (EAST) stock closed at LE 334.76, registering a five percent hike.

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