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China Sichuan Tobacco Quality Revolution Report Meeting is Held in Chengdu

On the morning of March 28, 2019, China Sichuan Tobacco Industry Co., Ltd. successfully held a report on the achievements of Sichuan Tobacco Quality Revolution, a start-up of the construction of “mellow and sweet” category of Chinese cigars and a media exchange meeting in Chengdu, Sichuan.

On the spot of the exchange, the National Tobacco Quality Supervision and Inspection Center issued the “Sichuan Tobacco Product Quality Statement”. Sichuan Tobacco Production and Manufacturing Center reported the “Sichuan Zhongtobacco Quality Revolution Achievements”. Sichuan Tobacco Technology Center reported the “Sichuan Tobacco Science and Technology Innovation Achievements”. Sichuan Tobacco also officially released the “mellow sweet incense” category construction plan of Chinese cigars.

Chinese-style cigars with “pure domestic raw materials” officially appeared
On March 28, 2019, the Huanghelou New Cigar Product Appraisal Conference was officially held in Yichang, Hubei Province. Dozens of experts and scholars from home and abroad gathered in the Three Gorges Tobacco Factory to jointly appreciate the first “pure domestic raw materials” new Chinese cigar products of Hubei Zhongyan.

It is reported that the new products are Huanghe Tower No. 1 Haizhiyuan and Huanghe Tower No. 2 Haizhiyuan. The specifications of the two cigars are 54mm (ring diameter)*124mm and 54mm*150mm international mainstream specifications. All the tobacco leaves used in the products are from Hainan, China. They are the first pure domestic raw cigars.

2019 National Conference on Tobacco Science and Technology was held in Beijing
On March 26, the 2019 National Conference on Tobacco Science and Technology was held in Beijing. Yang Peishan, deputy director of the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau, attended and made an important speech. On the next step of scientific and technological innovation, Director Yang stressed that:

First, we should improve our ideological understanding and do a good job in supporting high-quality development by scientific and technological innovation. Secondly, we should focus on technological innovation, highlight original innovation, subversive innovation and engineering innovation, and build a high-quality industrial technology system. Thirdly, we should focus on the innovation of system and mechanism, enhance the motive force, vitality and efficiency of innovation, and build a high-quality industry innovation system.

Beijing Municipal Bureau disclosure 3.15 case of smuggling of extra-large and new tobacco products

Recently, the Beijing Municipal Bureau successfully cracked the case of “3.15” large-scale smuggling and sales of HNB products. It is reported that a total of 363,600 heat not burn products were seized in the operation, with a cumulative amount of more than 3.8 million yuan involved. Five people were detained by public security stations according to law. The monopoly departments at all levels of the Beijing Municipal Bureau system acted actively, gathered clues and worked closely with the public security departments to achieve the first multi-link attack on the new cigarette criminal gangs.

Lotus brand sales exceeded 45,000 boxes in January-February

From January to February 2019, the sales of Lotus brand cigarettes exceeded 45,000 boxes, ranking fifth in the sales of high-end cigarettes in China. Among them, the sales volume of Lotus (hard) cigarettes was 28,000 boxes, an increase of 12,000 boxes over the same period of last year; the sales volume of Lotus (fine branch) was 12,000 boxes, an increase of more than 4,000 boxes over the same period of last year; and the structure of brand single box exceeded 77,000 yuan.

2019 IECIE Shenzhen International Electronic Tobacco Industry Expo has been held soon
From April 14 to 16,

IECIE International Electronic Tobacco Industry Expo has been grandly held in Hall 6/7/8/9 of Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. The exhibiting hall covers a total area of 4000 square meters, bringing together 1500 brand brands from 45 countries and regions. It is estimated that more than 50,000 professional visitors, and 350 domestic and foreign medias will participate in the exhibition. In addition, IECIE will launch its fifth anniversary event, including the Electronic Cigarette Museum, VLOCO Photography Competition and other activities.

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