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Eastern Co. to Invest $83 Million in Alexandria Plants, Mal Says

May 28, 2012

Eastern Co. (EAST) plans to invest 500 million Egyptian pounds ($83 million) to build two tobacco factories in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, Al Mal reported, citing Chairman Nabeel Abdel Aziz.

The company will use revenue to finance the three-year project, the Cairo-based newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ahmed A Namatalla in Cairo at

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