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DR leads in handmade cigar exports

Victor Taveras, director of the National Tobacco Institute (Intabaco) says that hand- rolled cigar exports from the DR are world leaders. He said that of the top 25 brands, 11 are Dominican-made.

He said that exports would top US$600 million this year.

He estimated that this year 102,000 tareas (1 tarea = 629 square meters) of tobacco plantations would produce 200,000 quintals of tobacco this year, mainly for export.

Source: DR1, DiarioLibre

Category: DR News |

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Last updated March 25, 2017 at 5:40 PM
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