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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.

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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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Tobacco self-sufficiency in Iran

Recently, the argument that Iran will realize self-sufficiency in tobacco production within five years has aroused various doubts.

Although the designers of the country’s sixth five year development plan (2017 to 2022) mentioned in the planning, it is expected that Iran will realize self-sufficiency in tobacco production in the future. But in the media’s pessimistic description of the current tobacco industry in Iran, it seems difficult to achieve this goal within 5 years.

At the same time, the program also formulated specific tobacco production goals, namely, the annual output increased to between 40 thousand and 50 thousand tons.

However, according to the Iran tobacco planning and supervision center high-level Ali · Aspen Garr · Ramsay revealed that the current domestic tobacco leaves accounted for only 20% of Iran, and the remaining 80% imported from Latin America, Africa and asia.

Some officials said plans to increase 500% of the tobacco acreage in the future, so as to achieve self-sufficiency in tobacco production. But the problem is that the former tobacco growers did not want to return to tobacco after turning to rice and other crops.

Philippines state tobacco administration raises minimum price of tobacco leaf

    recently, Philippines national tobacco administration (The National Tobacco Administration) announced to the outside world, the government has decided that the future will improve the tobacco auction price standard, these products include tobacco, burley tobacco and the real estate. It is expected that the latest tobacco auction price control measures will be implemented in the next two trading seasons.

    according to the introduction, Philippines Domestic Flue-cured tobacco which accounts for roughly 60% of the tobacco planting area, AA grade flue-cured tobacco auction price will be the original price per kilogram rose 81 pesos to 82 pesos, or 1.2%; the lowest grade flue-cured tobacco auction price from the original 79 pesos per kilogram rose to 81 pesos, or 2.5%; in addition, burley tobacco produced in the country’s market auction price per kilogram rose 2 pesos, a minimum auction price of the burley tobacco was 70 pesos per kilogram, B price per kilogram 67 pesos.

    in fact, because of the increased excise tax on tobacco products and the government’s stricter tobacco control bill, sales of all kinds of tobacco products have declined, and tobacco growers’ earnings have been reduced. It is in this situation that the government has taken measures to raise the minimum price of tobacco auction.

The government of Zimbabwe will set up a small planting loan

    in order to further improve the enthusiasm of farmers planting tobacco, the recent decision of the government of Zimbabwe, plans to release planting and production of small loans to farmers, to encourage farmers to plant tobacco.

    according to reports, the financial department of the government of Zimbabwe has set up a $20 million loan professional institutions, the main task is to the tobacco growers to provide tobacco production funds they need.

    in this regard, Zimbabwe agricultural mechanization and irrigation development department named Joseph Meade responsible person pointed out that the issuance of appropriate loans to farmers, farmers can effectively improve the power of tobacco, which can improve tobacco quality and yield of the country, increase exports, in exchange for more foreign exchange for the state treasury.

India tobacco production is expected to decrease

It is reported that the traditional tobacco growing region in India, such as some of the farmers in Andhra Pradesh Prakasam region are looking for alternative crops of tobacco.

Mechanization makes chickpea relatively easy to grow, and tobacco growers are attracted by this crop, &ldquo, at attractive prices. In this case, the India Tobacco Association (ITA) predicts that tobacco production will decline in the region.

At the same time, India tobacco Commission and banking institutions are planning to launch “ tobacco growers friendly initiative to help tobacco growers. The Committee in the southern dark soil (SBS) and the southern light soil (SLS) auction platform will improve the yield of tobacco leaf area increased to 86 million kg, 2 million kg, and major banks in the region will each barn loans from 350 thousand rupees to 400 thousand rupees.

However, the India tobacco Commission believes that the comprehensive crop yield of the auction platform area is likely to be 7000-7500 kg, while the official requirement is 86 million kg.

The yield of tobacco leaves in Philippines decreased

    affected by many factors, it is expected that the country’s tobacco production will decline in 2017, the total output may be less than 50000 tons, compared with 2016 tons in 56475, the decline is relatively large.

    in this regard, Philippines national tobacco administration (The National Tobacco Administration) the person in charge of a pointed out in an interview with media reporters, although from 2017 1 to June, the production status of tobacco in Philippines is good, but after June, affected by the rain and gas, the tobacco production has been seriously affected. In 2016 to 2017 the government implemented more stringent tobacco control policies, on the other hand also affected the enthusiasm of farmers to plant tobacco, tobacco planting area of the decline is also an important factor leading to the 2017 annual leaf yield decline.

India Andhra Pradesh tobacco price rose 14.3%

According to reports, the average price of flue-cured tobacco planting for India Andhra Pradesh RS 134.06 per kg, than the same period of tobacco in the average price rose 14.3% last quarter. As of now, farmers sold 102 million kilograms of tobacco, the smoke has entered the final phase of sales season, in addition to West Godavari auction, all other auction areas have been closed.

Tobacco production has been estimated at 103 million 500 thousand kg this year, and preliminary reports from the auction show that the quality of flue-cured tobacco is better this year than in the whole of last year. It is reported that the price of low-grade tobacco rose by 30 rupees per kilogram.

The average price was 150.38 rupees per kilogram, higher than 142.62 rupees per kilogram last year.

At the same time, in September 8th, Karnataka Periyapatna and Mysore area tobacco entered the sales season.

Mawlawi will complete the 2018 annual tobacco planting quota issued

According to reports, recently, Malawi Tobacco Control Commission said in the 2018 annual supply period, buyers will need 160 million kilograms of tobacco leaves in Malawi, including 130 million kg, 25 million kg of burley tobacco and tobacco.

It is reported that Malawi produced 152 million kilograms of tobacco this year, 43 million kg less than the previous production season. “ tobacco production should be matched with the buyer’s needs. &ldquo, the executive director of the tobacco control committee, said, however, that output exceeding demand should not be produced to avoid affecting the selling price of tobacco. The tobacco control board is expected to complete the tobacco quota for 2018 in the near future.

Philippines at the auction price of cigarettes

The Philippines state tobacco administration (NTA) approved the latest and lowest prices for flue-cured tobacco, burley tobacco and local tobacco in the next two trading seasons, the Manila times reported.

Flue-cured tobacco accounted for nearly 60% of the tobacco planting area, AA per kilogram of tobacco auction price or the lowest price rose from 81 pesos to 82 pesos, or 1.2%; a tobacco from 79 pesos rose to 81 pesos, or 2.5%; B grade tobacco leaves from 77 pesos rose to 80 pesos, or 3.9%; C tobacco leaves from 75 pesos rose to 78 pesos, or 4%; D grade tobacco leaves from 68 pesos rose to 70 pesos, or 2.9%; E grade tobacco leaves from 67 pesos rose to 69 pesos, or 3%; F1 grade tobacco leaves from 59 pesos rose to 60 pesos, or 1.7%; F2 grade tobacco leaves from 56 The Peso rose to 57 pesos, or 1.8%.

Burley auction price per kilogram of “ raise 2 pesos per kilogram price level, so the A-F were 70, 67, 58, 47, 46 and 38 pesos. The new price of local tobacco auction per kilogram is: 70-71 pesos for high-grade, medium 1, 58-60, medium 2, and 48-50 pesos.

Secondary tobacco leaves 46 pesos per kilogram, burley tobacco 28 pesos, local tobacco 1 and 2, respectively, 40 and 25 pesos.

Farmers are expected to raise 16.77 pesos per kilogram of tobacco, due to an increase in the consumption tax and a decline in cigarette sales in the country.

Price increases have been determined for the next two years, and the head of the national tobacco administration, Robert Seares, says the agency is now focusing on reducing the cost of tobacco growers.