Retail sales of tobacco products in Hungary came close to 280 billion forints (EUR 0.9bn) in the first half of 2017 and are set to rise to a record high in 2017, business daily Világgazdaság said, citing data from National Tobacco Trade (ND) Nonprofit.
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Sales exceeded 56.5 billion forints in June alone and reached 160 billion forints in the second quarter. Retail turnover of tobacco products came to 586 billion forints last year, a record high, after 561 billion forints in 2015 and 535 billion forints in 2014, the paper said.
via hungarymatters.hu and vg.hu; cover photo: hirado.hu