BAT reinforce fears of smuggling Cigarettes

Smuggling of Cigarettes from Eastern Europe could soon worsen. This view of management department of German tobacco group “British American Tobacco” (BAT). This writes the “Deutsche Presseagentur” (DPA).

During the economic crisis Kurtz become more sensitive to the price of Cigarettes will go as far as possible low-cost proposals “, - considers the head of the German Branch of BAT Ad Schenk. At the same time, he said, because of the devaluation of currencies of Eastern European legal and illegal importation of Cigarettes factory in Poland, the Czech Republic, Ukraine and Russia once again became attractive. Contraband Cigarettes, writes the edition, not one year is a serious problem of the German cigarette market. Every fifth cigarette that smokes in Germany, is not subject to duty in Germany. Each year, smuggled into Germany is imported, a minimum of 7 mlrd. Cigarettes, and, according to the Customs Criminal Office of Germany, two thirds of all smuggled Cigarettes - falsely.

Parliament Reserve 100 - Luxury from Philip Morris Philip Morris Seylz end Marketing launches Parliament Reserve 100 - New Luxury superfine Cigarettes. “A few months after the launch of Parliament Reserve format for” king size “, we present a new cigarette in a long, more subtle and elegant pack”, - said Sergei Slipchenko, CEO of Philip Morris Seylz end Marketing ” New product from the brand will be produced in a stylish pack length 100 mm. Superfine Cigarettes premium price segment Parliament Reserve 100 initially will be available in Moscow, and then will go on sale in other major Russian cities. “Creating a new package design, we used the highest quality materials - paper with a textured pattern and silver lettering to highlight the premium product,” - says Peter Pettsel, director-brand premium segment, and thin Cigarettes. The new product is produced in a factory Philip Morris Izhora “- one of the largest factories of Philip Morris International around the world. The factory is located in the Leningrad region of Russia. For the production and packaging of Cigarettes of the brand at the factory had installed new equipment, the total investment which amounted to about $ 7 million.

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