Tobacco: Booming Industry in Nicaragua
Jun-28-19 | There are 70 cigar factories in the country that produce close to 5,000 brands, and the sales they make to the U.S. surpassing the sales made in that country by companies from the Dominican Republic and Honduras.
Tobacco: Law on Consumption and Commercialization Passed
Mar-28-19 | Changes in product labeling and greater regulation in the licensing process are some of the provisions approved by the National Assembly of Panama.
Tobacco: Incipient Market in El Salvador
Nov-13-18 | Businessmen in the sector estimate that cigar and Havana cigar consumption in the country is around 120,000 units per year, generating annual income close to $840.000.
Tobacco Company Changes Hands
Apr-18-18 | A subsidiary of Philip Morris in Costa Rica has acquired 100% of Tabacalera Costarricense, which will maintain its operation, but will suspend the production of cigarettes in the country.
Meeting of the Tobacco Sector in Nicaragua
Jan-8-18 | From January 22nd to 27th businessmen and investors will be visiting plantations and taking part in business meetings as part of the International Festival Puro Sabor.
Tobacco Sector Exceeds Expectations
Nov-28-17 | In the first ten months of 2017, tobacco exports totaled $188 million, and the union of Nicaraguan producers estimates that by the end of the year they will have exceeded the annual goal of $218 million.
Nicaragua: Investment in the Tobacco Industry
Oct-27-17 | British American Tobacco has announced that it will be investing $4.5 million in the construction of offices and a distribution center measuring 17 thousand square meters, which will start operating in June 2018.
Nicaragua: Tobacco Exports Up 19%
Oct-5-17 | Premium cigars led Nicaraguan tobacco sales abroad in the first half of the year, registering a 19% increase over the same period in 2016.
Tobacco Congress in Nicaragua
Dec-16-16 | From January 16 to 21st, 2017 entrepreneurs and investors in the sector will be visiting plantations and taking part in business meetings as part of the International Festival Puro Sabor.
New Rules for Cigars in the US
Jul-21-16 | From August 8 premium handmade tobacco leaf cigars will be subject to the same regulation as cigarettes manufactured with additives.
Tobacco Industry Event in Nicaragua
Dec-1-15 | From 12 to 16 January 2016 the sector's entrepreneurs and investors will be visiting plantations and taking part in business meetings as part of the Puro Sabor Festival.
Nicaraguan Tobacco for China
Jan-14-15 | Increasing the amount of land planted, consolidating markets where there is already a presence and exporting cigars to China are part of the tobacco industry's goals for 2015.
Nicaraguan vs. Cuban Cigars
Jan-9-15 | The main export market for Nicaraguan cigars could change after the eventual reopening of trade between Cuba and the United States.
International Tobacco Festival in Nicaragua
Dec-11-14 | On January 14th 2015 the Nicaraguan Association of Tobacco will be organizing a festival in Estelí to promote cigars manufactured in the country and attract tasters from America and Europe.
More Taxes on Tobacco
Oct-15-14 | The member countries of the Framework Convention for the Control of Tobacco have approved raising taxes on the tobacco industry.  
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