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More tobacco farmers are registered in Zimbabwe

    data showed that 2017\/18 tobacco growers registered 98482 people in the tobacco leaf production season, which has increased significantly compared with 72575 people in the last tobacco production season.

    in this regard, Zimbabwe tobacco industry marketing board (TIMB) is one of the latest statistics show that the country in Mashonaland province has the largest number of registered farmers, has reached 36985 people, and a tobacco production season, the region’s registration number is only 26395 people.

    for this reason, analysts pointed out that profitable sales price is the main factor that causes the number of registered growers in the last season.

Zimbabwe tobacco leaves $827 million for foreign exchange

So far, Belgium has bought 19 million 800 thousand kilograms of tobacco leaves, worth 59 million 970 thousand US dollars (the average price is 3.02 yuan \/ kg), followed by Indonesia, has purchased 9 million 40 thousand kilograms of tobacco leaves, the value is 37 million 800 thousand dollars, while the United Arab Emirates is 7 million 600 thousand kilograms, the value is 14 million 800 thousand dollars. Other buyers include Russia, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Hongkong, France, Holland, Germany, Holland, Sultan, Spain and Tanzania.

Last year, the export of tobacco reached $933 million, a slight increase from $855 million in the last quarter. In the sales season of 2017, farmers sold 189 million kilograms of flue-cured tobacco, 158 million kilograms of contracted farmers and 31 million kilograms for farmers.

At the same time, the tobacco growers have begun planting the coming tobacco season. At present, the national tobacco planting area in Manicaland province is the largest province, the economic crop area of 10227 hectares, the planting area of 30719 hectares.

Many farmers have signed contract planting agreements and often get inputs such as chemical fertilizers and chemicals in time. Some contracts even include labor costs.

The government has made up 28 million US dollars for tobacco raising, which will ensure that the tobacco auction system remains unchanged, because the dominant contract system will have a comprehensive impact on the tobacco industry by manipulating the system, just like the cotton industry.

The number of registered tobacco growers in the 2017\/18 tobacco season increased by 36 percentage points to 99448 from 73340 in the previous tobacco season. This shows that the farmers are very interested in the golden leaf. Tobacco is the country’s highest source of foreign exchange, followed by gold.

The central bank is considering opening up the auction house as soon as possible to ease the foreign exchange pressures that Zimbabwe is experiencing. The Zimbabwe Reserve Bank (RBZ) also launched 12% export stimulus measures to promote export – oriented production.

The new pattern of planting will increase the government’s foreign exchange income of the Zimbabwe government

    in this regard, the government of Zimbabwe agriculture department named Uzumba Marama officials said, in the future implementation of the new agricultural planting mode, at the same time, with the strong support of government funds, the government from the tobacco industry’s export revenue will reach $3 billion (2 billion 520 million euros).

    data showed that the Zimbabwe government earned $933 million from the export of the tobacco industry in 2016.

Philippines farmers appealed to the government to carefully adjust taxes

According to the data from the national tobacco administration (NTA), tobacco growers believe that the growth of tobacco tax in the past and present is the reason for the decline in tobacco production, from 68 million kg in 2013 to 52 million kg in 2015.

The Philippines Trade Union Congress (TUCP), Philippines Tobacco Growers Association and the Federation of free farmers said they opposed to further improve tobacco consumption tax, the reason is &ldquo every year since 2013; the high raised tobacco tax, tobacco consumption is greatly reduced, a large number of workers unemployed.

According to the current law, the tobacco tax increases by 4% annually.

&ldquo, a supporter of radical tax growth did not realize that every time a tobacco tax was raised, thousands of tobacco growers and laborers were faced with the threat of losing their main source of income and livelihoods. TUCP chairman, former Labor and executive secretary Ruben Torres said.

Torres said the national tobacco administration’s data showed that in 2015 only workers in the tobacco industry had reduced 9232. Another report from the Bureau showed that the land area of tobacco growing has also decreased from 38264 hectares in 2014 to 32761 hectares in 2015.

The European Cooperative Study of the Australian tobacco genome

Scientists at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia participated in the cooperation project. The aim is to develop the plant breeding toolkit by using the genome of Nicotinia benthamiana in Australia as a template.

Using these techniques to develop tobacco, and then use tobacco as a “ biomaterials, to produce customized proteins and molecules for pharmaceuticals.

Peter Waterhouse, one of the chief researchers, has sequenced 85% of the 60 thousand genes that make up local tobacco plants. He plans to uncover the rest of the mystery through the highly advanced gene sequencing equipment and assembly techniques provided by the project. The research team will share information through the open source web site, which opens up a wide area for research and medicine.

Zimbabwe tobacco leaves $827 million 400 thousand for foreign exchange

The tobacco industry Marketing Committee (TIMB) said that the country exported 166 million 600 thousand kilograms of tobacco, the average price was 4.96 yuan per kilogram, compared to 138 million 600 thousand kilograms last year, and 5.57 yuan per kilogram.

China is still the country’s largest exporter, buying 56 million 300 thousand kilograms of tobacco, with a price of $7.82 per kilogram and a value of $440 million.

South Africa continues to lead the list of African buyers to buy 20 million 900 thousand kg of tobacco with a total of $3.06 per kilogram.

Belgium bought 19 million 800 thousand kilograms of tobacco worth $59 million 900 thousand for $3.02 per kilogram.

So far, in the 2017\/18 season, 99448 tobacco growers have been registered to grow tobacco leaves.

In the area of 30719 hectares, the area of dryland tobacco leaves is 17199 hectares, and the area of the irrigated tobacco leaves is 13700 hectares.

Zimbabwe tobacco leaves $743 million 300 thousand for foreign exchange

Statistics from Zimbabwe National Bureau of Statistics (ZimStat) show that the main trading partners of the country are South Africa, Zambia, Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Mozambique and Singapore. But China is still the largest importer of tobacco in Zimbabwe.

As of November 17, 2017, China imported 47 million kg of tobacco, worth $372 million, and imported 52 million kilograms last year. South Africa is the largest importer in Africa and purchases 20 million 500 thousand kg of tobacco worth $62 million.

Most of the other export countries are Belgium, Belgium imports 18 million 400 thousand kilograms, and the value is 56 million 300 thousand dollars, Indonesia imports 9 million kilograms, the value is 37 million 800 thousand dollars. The United Arab Emirates bought 9 million kilograms for 14 million 800 thousand dollars, Russia imported 41 million 100 thousand kilograms, the value is 18 million 900 thousand dollars, Sultan 36 million kilograms, the value is 12 million 100 thousand dollars.

At the same time, the committee said that the number of farmers registered to grow tobacco during 2016\/17 crop growth increased by 36% to 98983. As more farmers choose economic crops, the new tobacco growers who are registered to grow tobacco also increase to 29408, and the increase is 116%. The Zimbabwe Reserve Bank (RBZ) also launched 12.5% export stimulus measures to promote export – oriented tobacco production.

The original “Chinese smoke”, all have the flavor of Zimbabwe

China says it is paying close attention to the development of the situation. Because China has invested heavily in Zimbabwe, everything from agriculture to construction. But the reality is that Zimbabwe is the — — China is its largest export market and provides much-needed support for its fragile economy.

Data picture: two salesmen in a supermarket in Zimbabwe take photos with rmb. At present, the RMB is legally paid currency in Zimbabwe.

To say China the economic and trade relations with Zimbabwe, David Nalbandian (WeChat ID:GlobeMagazine) in here to give you an (Zhi) Li Zi (Xiang) (Yan).

The capital of Harare to Tianjin Beijing straight-line distance of about more than 10 thousand and 800 kilometers, nearly 20 hours of flight time.

But with the rapid development of trade globalization, the distance between you and Zimbabwe may be just a cigarette apart.

1\/3 of the land area in Zimbabwe is sandy soil, which is combined with the rainfall of about 800 millimeters per year, which provides advantaged natural conditions for the growth of tobacco leaves.

As Africa’s largest tobacco grower, Zimbabwe tobacco industry also have become an important economic pillar industry and the largest export industry, with 10% of the country’s GDP feed, hundreds of thousands of jobs.

The birth of a cigarette

The tobacco factory is actually more like a “ sauna room, but at a higher temperature.

The workers along the track hanging full tobacco shelf into tobacco workshop, shut the door, the humidity and temperature control right, the tobacco moisture in the dry.

After a few days of sauna, the tobacco leaves changed from green to yellow.

After the tobacco leaves are dried, they are sent to the grading workshop, which is artificially graded according to different quality levels, and the tobacco leaves with similar grades are sold together.

After grading, the tobacco should be weighed, packaged, processed two times, then loaded with trucks, sent to the freighter, transported to China in ten thousand miles away.

They will be blended with tobacco from China and other countries to produce cigarettes of different brands and grades.

Who is the biggest buyer?

China, with more than 300 million smokers, is the largest country in tobacco consumption.

In 2016, China purchased more than 60 thousand tons of tobacco from Zimbabwe, accounting for 60% of the country’s total exports, directly and indirectly led to employment of 200 thousand people.

“ like cooking seasoning, effect of different origin in tobacco in cigarettes are also different, Zimbabwe tobacco is mainly used to titian.

Insiders pointed out that, “ every cigarette in China, 15%-20% of tobacco comes from Zimbabwe. Among the many high-end brands of cigarettes in China, Zimbabwe tobacco is also one of the important recipes.

As the world’s largest tobacco consumer, China imports tobacco from Brazil, Zambia, Malawi and other countries in addition to Zimbabwe to reconcile cigarettes with different tastes in the domestic market.

&ldquo of the Ba people and the philosophy of cigarettes

Although tobacco is beneficial to the economy, smoking is harmful to health, but it is a truth confirmed by science.

At this point, the Zimbabwe people understand — — the tobacco production in Africa first, third of the world’s countries, 99.5% of the tobacco are used to earn foreign exchange earnings.

The proportion of smokers “in the population of less than 10%, and in public places can hardly see people smoking.

, China is not only the world’s largest tobacco consumer, but also the world’s largest number of deaths from smoking, an average of about 1 million people each year due to smoking caused by various diseases leading to death.

Philippines state tobacco bureau builds livelihood aid projects for tobacco growers

Robert Seares, director of the national tobacco administration, said: ““ the purpose of these activities is to help farmers start their businesses and increase their income to support their basic family needs.”.

By the Bureau under the farm technology and services (FTSD) four training courses led by including Sally stores or mobile shop management, agricultural machinery, noodles, bread and pastry production and food processing.

The State Bureau of tobacco has invited the Bureau of technology education and skills development as well as the resource experts at the State University in the province where it was trained.

The livelihood assistance project is in line with the intention of the organization to provide continuing education for tobacco growers and their families through the tobacco growers organization development programme.

Domestic tobacco prices fluctuate in Japan

2017 cigarette prices were flat in 2016, but the price in the 2016 tobacco season was 2.2% lower than 2015, which was 1920.1 yen \/ kg, 0.71% higher than 1906.47 yen per kilogram in 2014. 2014 cigarette prices were flat in 2013, but 0.84% higher than in 2012.

Japan Tobacco said the day before, Yoshio Kobayashi’s tobacco Committee (LTDC) said it had identified 2018 farmers annual domestic tobacco planting area and prices, in response to the proposal submitted by Japan Tobacco day.

The committee agreed with the recommendations of the Japanese tobacco industry in general, and determined that by 2018, the domestic tobacco planting area will reach 7436 hectares, a decrease of 4.7% over the previous year. The committee also agreed with Japan’s tobacco price proposals.

The committee is responsible for dealing with important matters concerning domestic tobacco planting and purchasing, responding to inquiries from representatives of Japan Tobacco, comprising 11 members, selected by Japanese tobacco growers and academics, and approved by the Ministry of finance.

Zimbabwe registered tobacco growers increased sharply in the new planting season

Some experts believe that, in view of the tobacco auction prices continue to improve, the number of registered tobacco growers rose sharply this year, no doubt

In recent years, the price of tobacco trading in the country remained stable and good trend. In 2016, the average transaction price of flue-cured tobacco in Zimbabwe was 2.95 US dollars per kilogram, slightly lower than the level in 2009.

Indonesian tobacco growers appeal for government restrictions on tobacco imports

APTI chairman Agus Parmuji said after the meeting: ““ if a company needs to purchase a small amount of local tobacco leaves, a small import quota must be obtained at the same time.”. If a company needs to buy a large amount of local tobacco leaves, the government can give a bigger quota. But it should not exceed 20% of its total consumption.

According to APTI data, tobacco imports in 2003 amounted to about 28000 tons, increased to 90 thousand tons in 2010, further increased to 150 thousand tons in 2012, accounting for about 72.5% of the local consumption. The increase of imported tobacco leaves led to the decrease of the absorption rate of local tobacco leaves and the decrease of prices.

Local tobacco production is 247 thousand tons per year, priced at 45 thousand rupiah (3.31 US dollars) to 350 thousand rupiah, depending on quality.

Zimbabwe tobacco exports earn more than 660 million U.S. dollars

The committee said: &ldquo, as of October 26th (Thursday), has exported 123 million 700 thousand kg of tobacco to more than 60 countries worldwide. At the same period last year, 111 million 900 thousand kg of tobacco leaves were exported, earning US $591 million 600 thousand. The average price per kilogram of tobacco is $4.49, compared with $5.28 a year earlier. Belgium has now bought 1 million 680 thousand kilograms, worth 50 million 200 thousand dollars (average price of 5.14 dollars per kilogram), followed by Indonesia, the cost of 33 million 300 thousand U.S. dollars, bought 7 million 900 thousand kilograms, the United Arab Emirates is 7 million 500 thousand kilograms, worth 14 million 600 thousand dollars in Arabia. Other buyers include Russia, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Hongkong, France, Holland, Germany, Holland, Sultan, Spain and Tanzania.

The bulletin of the Committee showed that the planting area of China was 15296 hectares this year, an increase of 0.9% over the same period of last year, 15154 hectares. Of these, 1349 hectares can be irrigated, and 1349 hectares are dry land.

Many tobacco farmers are receiving contract farming, and often access inputs such as fertilizers and chemicals in time. Some contracts even bear labor costs. Agricultural Bank of China has raised a $28 million tobacco fundraising, which will ensure that the tobacco auction system still exists, because the contract system dominates, and will completely affect the tobacco industry, just like in the field of cotton.

Tobacco is the biggest source of foreign exchange earnings in the country, followed by gold. The central bank is considering opening the auction as soon as possible to ease the current foreign exchange pressure in Zimbabwe.

International tobacco market

Malawi: the price of cigarettes is &ldquo this year; very good

    information from the tobacco industry newsletter, &middot David, chief executive of the Malawi Tobacco Control Commission, said: “in 2017, the price of tobacco in Malawi was “ very good.” in.

    Malawi, the world’s seventh largest exporter of tobacco, the leading producer of burley tobacco in the world. After the decline of tobacco farming areas in the western countries, their interest in Malawi tobacco increased. At present, tobacco products such as &ldquo, camel &ldquo, Marlboro brand are almost all used in Malawi tobacco.

    “ the harvest season runs smoothly, the average rejection rate is between 10% and 20%, relatively low. David · Luca said, “ the overall performance of tobacco is good, the average price per kilogram of tobacco leaves this year, nearly 2 U.S. dollars (1466 Kwacha), compared to last year’s cigarette season average price of 1.5 U.S. dollars (1099 Kwacha) increased a lot.

    as of June 23rd, Malawi sold 74 million 800 thousand kg of tobacco leaves, a kilogram of tobacco average price of $1.93, income of $144 million. In the same period last year, Malawi sold 69 million 500 thousand kg of tobacco leaves, with an average price of $1.51 per kilogram, earning $105 million.

Cuba: a bumper harvest of cigar tobacco, the ten year of

    news from the Xinhua news agency said that in 2017, Cuba officially announced: this season, the tobacco harvest is expected to reach about 19000 tons, creating the most tobacco production in ten years. The tobacco industry representatives will this year’s high quality tobacco due to good weather weather.

    Cuba is the place where Europeans find tobacco; it is still the place where good and famous cigars are produced; local agricultural conditions, such as climate, rainfall, soil, are well suited for the growth of cigar tobacco. The Cuban vice president Jose · Ramon · &middot Machado Ventura; congratulations on cigar tobacco this year’s harvest, also called for tobacco growers continue. He said after visiting Cuba manufacturing center in the western Pinar De Rio Province, the largest leaf area after the harvest will be better next year: &ldquo.

India: tobacco sales season to win “ a good start

    BBM Bommidala Group, according to the news release at the beginning of 2017, tobacco sales season, India, Andhra Pradesh tobacco the average price rose 48% compared with 2016 sales season.

    40 days into the sales season, India sold 21 million 570 thousand kilograms of tobacco in Andhra Pradesh, the average price of 145.53 rupees per kilogram, the highest price of RS 174 per kg. Light grade tobacco leaves are priced at 158.38 rupees per kilogram, and medium leaves are priced at 138 rupees per kilogram.

    the main reason is the rising price of tobacco, tobacco farmers in Andhra Pradesh last season suffered heavy losses, many farmers to plant pepper and other economic crops, resulting in a decline in tobacco planting area this year, price increase. In addition, the drought in many areas, late tobacco planting, but also exacerbated the situation. Although the initial tobacco prices are encouraging, the total volume of sales in the future is not optimistic. It is expected to sell only about 105 million kilograms of cigarettes this year, far below the official authorized 130 million kg.

Zimbabwe: Tobacco revenue topped $470 million

    according to the release of Zimbabwe tobacco industry marketing board said: since March 15th this year to 2017 sales season, as of early July, sold a total of 161 million kilograms of tobacco, income of about $470 million.

    sales data released on the sixty-third day show that the average selling price of tobacco leaves is $2.92 per kilogram. Last year, about 157 million kilograms of tobacco were sold, with an average price of $2.94 per kilogram.

    it is understood that Zimbabwe tobacco export destinations include Belgium, South Korea, Arabia, United Nations, China, Sultan, China, Hongkong, Indonesia, Philippines, the United Kingdom, Spain, New Zealand and Russia and other countries and regions. Its tobacco sales season generally lasts about 90 days. In 1998, Zimbabwe tobacco production reached a peak of 260 million kilograms, earning 582 million US dollars. But in 2008, its tobacco production fell to 48 million 800 thousand kg Valley, in recent years, Zimbabwe’s tobacco market began to rebound gradually.

Indonesian Tobacco Growers Association seeks government protection

In a recent meeting between the Indonesian Tobacco Growers Association and the Indonesian President, the tobacco growers representatives appealed to the local government, &ldquo, to import only the tobacco companies tobacco imported from the local tobacco growers.

The chairman of the Indonesian Tobacco Growers Association proposed after the meeting, ““ if the tobacco companies bought only a small amount of real estate tobacco, the company’s import quota would be very small.”. If the tobacco companies buys a large amount of real estate tobacco, the government will also increase its import quota. However, the import quota does not exceed 20% of the total purchase amount.

Indonesian tobacco growers association data show that in recent years, the country’s tobacco imports continue to increase, resulting in the reduction of local tobacco companies purchases and tobacco prices.

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