Chinese Law Enforcement Seize Tobacco from Counterfeit Cigarette Network

Police have busted a fake cigarette manufacturing and sales network in north China’s Hebei Province and detained 93 suspects, local authorities said Thursday [4 January 2018]. About 17.6 tonnes of tobacco, three machines, and more than 76,000 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes worth 780 million yuan (around 120 million U.S. dollars) were confiscated, according to police

Tanzania May Export Tobacco to Hong Kong

Tanzania is contemplating selling its Tobacco produce to China but cautioned producers over a likely price drop of the traditional crop which constitutes 40 percent of the total export earnings…Full Article: AllAfrica Sept 2016 Key Points Tanzania is holding negotiations with Chinese businesses to export tobacco to Hong Kong. In 2008, northern Tanzania’s Mara Region

Zimbabwe to Use Donated Chinese Rice to Help Feed its Inmate Population

Zimbabwe on Monday [16 March 2015] received 5,400 metric tonnes of rice worth more than 8 million US dollars from China to help alleviate food shortages in the country. Speaking at the hand-over ceremony, Public Service, Labor and Social Welfare Minister Prisca Mupfumira thanked China for the donation, saying it was a gesture that shows

China Liberalizes Procurement Prices for Tobacco

Crop was the last agricultural product whose procurement costs were government-regulated. China has announced that procurement prices for tobacco leaves will now be set by supply and demand, in a country where one-third of the world’s cigarettes are consumed but where sales of high-end cigarettes have dropped during the recent corruption crackdown. The National Development

Chinese Vice-Minister Visits Armenia to Talk Agriculture and Transportation

Armenia is planning to increase exports of cognac, agriculture and tobacco products to China this year, Armenia’s premier Tigran Sargsyan said Friday, at his meeting with the delegation of Chinese communist party central committee headed by Zhou Li…Full Article: ARKA News Agency Feb 2014 Key point From 2012 to 2013, Armenian-Sino trade turnover increased from