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BAT to invest EUR 800 M in Ploiesti factory by 2022, including in building new manufacturing premise

British American Tobacco (BAT), the largest cigarette producer in Romania, announced on Thursday that it will invest EUR 800 million over the next 5 years in its factory in Ploiești. The investment will go not only into growing the factory’s ...

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Michael Adamson, the new Operations Director of BAT Ploiesti

British American Tobacco (BAT)’s factory in Ploiesti, the group’s second largest in Europe, will be lead by Michael Adamson (photo), appointed as Area Operations Director, a press release informs. He will also oversee from Romania the activities of BAT’s factories ...

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Tobacco products, 6 pc of total exports of consumer goods in 2017

Tobacco products accounted for about 42 percent of total exports of food, beverages and tobacco and about 6 percent of total exports of consumer goods, according to National Institute of Statistics (INS) data. In turn, British American Tobacco (BAT) announced ...

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British American Tobacco opens the first glo store in Romania

British American Tobacco (BAT) has opened its first glo store in Romania and the fifth largest in the world, in Baneasa Shopping City in Bucharest, as a press release informs. The new unit covers about 100 square meters. “glo” is ...

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Romania, the strategic regional leader for BAT. Richard Widmann, company’s new regional manager

Following the Management Board changes, Romania becomes the strategic leader of British American Tobacco (BAT) for eight countries in southern and south-eastern Europe and for Kosovo, a press release informs. Thus, BAT operations in Bulgaria, Serbia, Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, ...

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BAT: Cigarette smuggling on the local market in H1, down by 1.3 pc

The level of cigarette smuggling in Romania decreased by 1.3 percentage points in the first half of this year, compared to the end of last year, to 15.5 percent, the Romanian authorities managing to capture 75 million smuggling cigarettes worth ...

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BAT plans investments of EUR 60 M in its unit in Ploiesti this year

British American Tobacco (BAT), the biggest cigarette manufacturer in Romania, announces the tripling of investments in the Ploiesti plant in 2017 compared to the estimates announced last year. Thus, according to a press release, the company will invest around EUR ...

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UPDATE Smokers to pay more for a cigarette pack as of June 1

June will bring higher prices for cigarettes after the Ministry of Finance decided to increase the excise duty on tobacco by 1 percent, capital.ro informs. Also, the officials of the institution negotiated with the big players in the tobacco industry ...

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Romania, among the 12 countries where BAT launches its Next Gen products

Romania is poised to become a key part of British American Tobacco’s (BAT) supply chain for its booming “Next Generation” products, a press release informs. The company has become the largest manufacturer of next generation vapor products in the world ...

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