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Egypt ups prices of cigarettes as part of economic reforms

8 monthes ago   |   By National Post

CAIRO - Egypt hiked the prices of cigarettes on Thursday, the latest measure amid reforms designed to overhaul the country's troubled economy still reeling from a costly 2011 uprising.
The announcement was made by the chairman of Egypt's top cigarette manufacturer in a televised interview late Wednesday. Mohamed Haroun, Eastern Tobacco Company chairman, said his company will impose an increase of 1.5-3 Egyptian pounds, or about 8-17 cents, per pack of smokes.
The increase would, among other things, help fund a new health services system by over 3 billion Egyptian pounds annually, or $168...
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Egypt ups prices of cigarettes as part of economic reforms

8 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Egypt ups prices of all brands of cigarettes as part of measures to overhaul economy
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Egypt ups prices of cigarettes as part of economic reforms

8 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

Egypt has hiked the prices of cigarettes, the latest measure amid reforms designed to overhaul the country's troubled economy, still reeling from a costly 2011 uprising. The government's decision, which...
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