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BATU marks 20 years on stock market

British American Tobacco Uganda, perhaps the country’s popular cigarette company on Sept.10, celebrated its 20th anniversary of its trading on the Uganda Securities Exchange. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | But the company has been in operation in the country for more than 90 years. Its share price has since …

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Coronavirus smokes BATU revenues

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | British American Tobacco Uganda-BATU has reported a revenue shortfall in the first six months of 2020 due to disruptions by the coronavirus pandemic. In its financial statement issued on Wednesday, BATU says its gross revenue fell by 12 percent as a result of low …

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BATU half- year profit rises to Shs6.2bn

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | High operating profits coupled with lower financing costs helped the tobacco maker, British American Tobacco, to record a 77% rise in net profit to Shs6.2bn for the half year ending June 30. The latest financial results shows that the company recorded an increase in the …

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BATU’s tax reprieve in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Products of cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BATU) manufactured at its Kenyan subsidiary in the East African Community will now be exempted from Uganda’s excise duties. This follows a ruling in the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) on Jan 25, barring the Uganda revenue …

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BATU profits down 50%

Sale of leaf business takes toll as Tobacco Control Act also gets set to bite By Patrick Kagenda In December last year, British America Tobacco Uganda (BATU) issued a public statement warning shareholders and potential investors that their profits would be significantly lower (by about 20%) than the previous year’s …

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BATU hit by hard economic times

In recent years, shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU) have come to always look forward to the first two weeks of May, the period when the company has traditionally held its annual general meeting. It has now become a guarantee that they must hear some really good news that …

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BATU owners to share Shs 20 bn

Top bosses warn government on illicit tobacco, which accounts for 20% of market By Patrick Kagenda In recent years, shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU) have come to always look forward to the first two weeks of May, the period when the company has traditionally held its annual general …

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