Egypt's cigarette monopoly 9-month net profit dips to $67.6 million

Reuters, Wednesday 27 Apr 2011

Egypt's cigarette monopoly Eastern Company posted unaudited nine-month net profit for the period ended March 2011 of 402 million Egyptian pounds ($67.6 million).

The figure compares to 625.8 million pounds posted for the same period a year earlier, the firm said in a statement to the bourse on Wednesday.

The statement did not provide further details.

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