EghtesadOnline: Iran’s cigarette production is expected to meet 93% of domestic demand by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2018), up from the current 83%, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center, Ali Asghar Ramzi, said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran produced 27.2 billion cigarettes in the first seven months of the current fiscal year (started March 21), indicating an 18% rise year-on-year, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center said.
EghtesadOnline: The first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 21-June 2) saw cigarette production rise by 60%, imports fall by 75% and smuggling decline by 48% compared to last year’s corresponding period, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center said.
EghtesadOnline: About 45 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran over the last fiscal year (March 2016-17), registering a 50% rise compared with the year before, the head of the Center for Tobacco Planning and Supervision said.
EghtesadOnline: Cigarette production in Iran is estimated to reach 45 billion in the current Iranian year (ending March 20, 2017), up 50% compared with last year, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center affiliated with the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade said.