Imperial Tobacco Group PLC


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Now known as Imperial Brands Plc.


"According to the Ukrainian National Association of Tobacco and Alcohol Producers and Distributors SOVAT, cigarette export may grow by 8-10% in 2006 year-on-year. Last year Ukraine exported 6.5bn cigarettes. Export totalled 2.57bn cigarettes in the first five months of 2006. Main importers were Iran, Taiwan, Moldova, Belarus, Armenia, and Georgia. The company Reemtsma/Imperial Tobacco is still an export leader. In January-May 2006 it supplied over 1.56bn cigarettes overseas. Then follow the companies JTI, PM and Gallaher. They exported 467bn, 246.6bn and 162bn cigarettes, respectively." (Tobacco Journal International, "Ukraine: Cigarette export to increase by 8-10% in 2006," 5/01/08) Listed by U.S. Government as doing business in Iran. (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, List of Companies Doing Business With State Sponsors Of Terror, Removed from the internet in July of 2007)

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