20 years of Habano’s presence in China.
Last october 30th, 2020, it was celebrated in Beijing the 20th Anniversary of Habano sales in China, by its Exclusive Distributor Infifon HK Ltd.
The event gathered around 50 people, among them, Habanos enthusiasts , entrepreneurs from China and Cuba. High-level officials of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration of China (STMA), headed by Mr. Han Zhanwu, Vice-President of STMA, as well as China’s National Tobacco Company, China Tobacco International, and other officials from China Duty Free Group, Beijing Surise Duty Free and Beijing Diplomatic Duty Free Shop.
The project was generated by Top Cigars Corporation, the Habanos Specialist “Cult Cigar, and Habanos, S.A. Participants of the Moscow Aficionado Club Festival were present at the launching where the first jar of the Art Nouveau Series – Vegas Robaina “Clásicos” 2007, was auctioned with the image of the artwork “Painting with an Arrow”, created by Wassily Kandinsky, representative of the Russian Avant-garde, in 1928.
The words of recognition for the joint work between Habanos, S.A. and Infifon HK Ltd. On behalf of the Habano were given by Carlos Miguel Pereira, H.E. Ambassador of Cuba in China, highlighting China Tobacco’s support during all those years.
Attendees were also able to hear, through a video release, the words devoted to this anniversary by Habanos S.A. Commercial Vice President, Leopoldo Cintra González and Development Vice President, José María López Inchaurbe, which highlighted the importance of the Asian market for Habanos (the second most important market in the world for Habanos in 2019) and the importance of collaboration and leadership of those present there for a future of success.
During the evening, all participants had the opportunity to enjoy a welcome cocktail and a typical Cuban lunch, which included a delicious chocolate dessert simulating a Habano, as well as excellent Habanos from H.Upmann and Hoyo de Monterrey brands.
About Corporación Habanos, S.A.
Corporación Habanos, S.A. is the world leader in the commercialisation of premium cigars both in Cuba and the rest of the
world. It has a network of exclusive distributors present in five continents and in over 150 countries.
Habanos, S.A. commercialises 27 Premium brands made Totalmente a Mano-Totally by Hand- under the Protected
Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.), including important brands such as Cohiba, Montecristo, Partagás, Romeo y Julieta, Hoyo
de Monterrey and H. Upmann, among others. After over 200 years, Habanos continue to be made Totalmente a Mano- Totally
by Hand and have been a benchmark for the entire world ever since.