A law obligating salesmen to pay a 50% tax from cigarette purchases was brought in in Egypt. Egypt Independent. Nowadays the prices for cigarettes are going up in the whole world. More men smoke in Egypt than on average in medium-HDI countries. In fact, Caruso would not sign a contract with any opera house that didn't allow him to smoke when he performed, At one fire-prone German house, there was a rule: the swarthy Neapolitan tenor could light up his usual "Egyptian Prettiest" brand cigarettes but only next to a firefighter with a bucket of water. Egyptian cigarettes made by Gianaclis and others became so popular in Europe and the United States that they inspired a large number of what were, in effect, locally produced counterfeits. There is no wide choice of cigarettes in Egypt. grouping, cigarette prices in Egypt have historically been kept relatively low given the government’s treatment of cigarettes as a “strategic public commodity” and ETC’s resulting low prices for the most popular cigarette brands. It is the main licenced cigarette manufacturer in the country, producing its own large portfolio of economy brands, such as Cleopatra Golden King in cigarettes, Verona in … Fill in our contact form. 0.79%. The same cigarettes of higher quality cost a bit more. Tel: +202 231 46223 Fax: +202 231 46222 Careers: careers.egypt@jti.com. Nakhla Tobacco Co.S.A. Top 10 best-selling cigarette brands in Egypt. While prices have risen as a result of the recent tax increase, there is still room Cleopatra (soft pack) tops list with total sales of 120m cigarettes daily, while Cleopatra Box (hard pack) sell 60m cigarettes daily. Egyptian cigarette prices rise. 33, Mostafa Kamel Street Shebin El Kom 32111-18. Whether you are looking for a job or for more information about one of our brands, we look forward to hearing from you. Cleopatra is a brand of cigarettes currently owned and manufactured by the Eastern Tobacco Company in Egypt.The brand is one of the most popular cigarette brands in Egypt and is sold in nearly every country in Africa, as well as various countries in the Middle East and Asia. % using tobacco daily: 2015. [unreliable source? Children Smoking (10–14 Y.O.) JTI Egypt, Head office. ... New Cairo. Merit is priced at LE42 per pack, Marlboro Gold for LE39 per pack, and Marlboro Red at LE39 per pack. Officially, according to Ministerial Decree 119 of 2015, these are Egypt’s new cigarette prices: But according to Al Masry Al Youm and a quick survey of our local kiosks, below are the going rates on the streets, depending on your poison brand of choice: Marlboro, Merit, Dunhill and Davidoff: was 19.75 LE, now 25.5 LE October 9, 2018 4:32 pm Philip Morris Misr tobacco company has announced a new increase in the price of cigarettes. 1 brand of cigarette, Cleopatra, was born in 1961 when Egyptian ruler Gamal Abdel Nasser asked for a local version of the smuggled American Kent brand he liked to smoke. Egypt’s No. Even though fewer boys smoke in Egypt than on average in medium-HDI countries, there are still more than 35000 boys who smoke cigarettes each day, making it an ongoing and dire public health threat. Gulf Tobacco is recognized internationally as a leading manufacturer of Premium Quality Cigarettes and Tobacco Products with Modern Facilities of Primary Processing, Cigarette Handling, Packing, Unit Wrapping, Cartoning and Over Wrapping.