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The Board of Directors of the Confederation of Economic Associations of Mozambique (CTA) held a meeting with Alexandre Carpete, general director of British American Tobacco on Tuesday, and discussed the tobacco market in the country, including the recent measure of smoking ban.
The company intends to increase its production in Mozambique and is creating partnerships and investing in modern machinery to that end.
In 2017, British American Tobacco paid the Mozambican government 1.7 billion meticais in taxes, and expects the figure for this year to to 2 billion meticais.
The institutions want to increase links between British American Tobacco and domestic companies, and will launch a campaign for responsible tobacco consumption and sales in conjunction with the CTA.Source: O País