Eastern Company

Eastern Company announces start of largest digital transformation project in Egypt

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 01:20 GMT

The program aims to organize the resources and operations resulting from daily business, and to link the departments to each other, through one comprehensive system to raise the efficiency and performance of work within the system, in addition to linking all the company’s transactions, in line with the state’s plans in the digital transformation system.

Egypt bans smoking in health, educational and governmental facilities

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 12:54 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minster Moustafa Madbouly directed, Monday banning smoking in sports clubs, all health, educational and governmental facilities along with any other buildings the ministry of health decides.

Eastern Tobacco announces raising prices of its cigarettes

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 02:38 GMT

The company stated in a statement that the price of Cleopatra Black will be increased to LE 24, Mondial (red - blue - silver) to LE 21, and Mondial Switch (Menthol / Blueberry) to LE 24.

Price of cigarettes to be increased during July: Eastern Co.

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 03:33 GMT

The health insurance law stipulates that there will be a tax of 25 piasters every 3 years on cigarettes until it reaches LE 1.5, explaining that there are still two other increases until it reaches LE 1.5.

Eastern Co. produces 7B cigarettes in March recording highest amount in history

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

The limit of production of 7 billion local cigarettes in one month had been exceeded by 10 percent than the previous highest production figure.

Eastern Company mulls producing e-cigarette as smoking alternative

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 11:19 GMT

The company added, in a statement to the Egyptian Exchange (EGX), that it is studying the production of these alternatives in terms of the ability of their consumers to use them.

Egypt introduces new license to produce cigarettes, Eastern Company comments

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 09:44 GMT

The company added that one of the conditions of the brochure is to provide the option for the General Assembly of the Eastern Company - Eastern Company to participate in the capital of the new company at a rate of 24 percent without bearing part of the license cost.

Eastern Co. clarifies its position on issuing new license to produce cigarettes in Egyptian market

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 12:13 GMT

This came in the company’s commentary on published news regarding the Egyptian government's intention to issue a new license to produce cigarettes in the Egyptian market.

Eastern Company records profits of LE2.95B in 7 months

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 01:50 GMT

In January, the company achieved profits of LE 412 million, up from LE 304 million during January 2020.

Eastern Company achieves profits of LE2.5B in H1 of 20/21

Sun, 31 Jan 2021 - 03:23 GMT

Revenues amounted to LE 8.16 billion during the first half of current fiscal year, compared to LE 7.69 billion in the half of last year.

Egyptian cigarette maker raises prices of some tobacco products

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 01:40 GMT

Egypt’s top cigarette maker told the Egyptian Bourse its decision to officially raise the selling price for some products of the state-owned company, including molasses (mu’assel) and minced tobacco, by a range of LE 0.5 ($0.032) to LE 3 ($0.19).

Eastern Company targets LE1.14B investments during 2019/20

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 09:49 GMT

The company said it targets projects worth LE 25 million during the next financial year, compared to targeted projects of LE 50 million in the current fiscal year.

Eastern Co.’s offering on EGX amounts to LE 1.72B

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 02:57 GMT

EGX clarified in a filing that the public offering registered LE76.06 million through 5.06 million shares, and the private offering amounted to LE 1.6 billion through 96.18 million shares.

Eastern Co.’s public offering starts Sunday

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 10:54 GMT

The private offering of the cigarette company was oversubscribed by 1.8 times at price of LE 17 which exceeds the company’s share price on Thursday by 3 percent.

Egypt's Eastern Co private share offer oversubscribed - state media

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 11:20 GMT

A private offer for shares in Egypt’s top cigarette maker Eastern Company SAE was covered 1.8 times at 17 Egyptian pounds ($0.9737) per share.

Philip Morris’s 'unjust' deal leaves Eastern Tobacco Company LE 200M short

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 12:05 GMT

The Eastern Company was pressured by PMI to settle to $5.8 as the manufacturing fees of 1,000 cigarettes among Zero to 15 billion cigarettes.

Philip Morris ugly face unveiled.. Egypt Parliament to probe into the giant tobacco market violations

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 10:21 GMT

Members of the Egyptian Parliament are preparing to launch a thorough investigation into the activities of Philip Morris Misr LLC.P

Egypt to float 4.5% of Eastern Co. on EGX in March

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 - 10:19 GMT

Egypt will float new stake of Eastern Company on the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) in March, to be the first to be offered of the government’s initial public offering program.

Eastern Company anticipates 20% hike in revenues

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 - 02:33 GMT

In a filing to the EGX, the company, headed by Managing Director Hany Aman, explained that it anticipates that the increase will come through hike in exports and local sales.

Delayed state offering stalls Egypt's surging share sales

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 12:16 GMT

Egypt hopes the sales will raise badly needed funds for the state and boost the private sector as the country implements austerity measures backed by the International Monetary Fund and struggles to contain inflation and debt.

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