Tob. Reporter, 2008, 135-1, p. 22-8, ISSN.0361-5693

Directions -An upbeat future. Contrary to popular perception, the outlook for the global tobacco industry is perhaps the best it has been in the past five or even 10 years

The opening joint session of TABEXPO Paris 2007 jumped right into the theme of the event: "Trends and Directions for the Global Tobacco Industry." Three noted tobacco stock analysts looked at the major players in the industry and analyzed what the changes taking place in the corporate world mean for the industry as a whole.