Cubatabaco, short for Empresa Cubana del Tabaco, is the Cuban state tobacco company. The company was formed in 1962, after the Cuban tobacco industry had been nationalized by Fidel Castro's socialist government.[1]

IndustryTobacco industry

Cubatabaco handled all production and distribution of Cuban tobacco products both locally and internationally until 1994, when the firm of Habanos S.A. was formed to export cigars and cigarettes worldwide.

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  1. ^ Lakshmanan, Indira; Marx, Willem (27 February 2015). "The Cuban Cigar King Sets His Sights on America". Bloomberg. Retrieved 3 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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