• Egypt ups prices of cigarettes as part of economic reforms

    4 days 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

    4 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    CAIRO - 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 took effect on Thursday, imposes an increase of 1.5-3 Egyptian pounds, or about 8-17 cents, per pack of smokes. Mohamed Haroun, Eastern...
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  • Egypt ups prices of cigarettes as part of economic reforms

    4 days ago - By ABC News

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