Cigarrillos rubios y negros

English translation: black and Virginia cigarettes

03:03 Aug 18, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Cigarrillos rubios y negros
Recibirán un subsidio las zonas productoras de cigarrillos rubios o negros, proporcional al ingreso...

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English translation:black and Virginia cigarettes
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nablack and Virginia cigarettes
nablack tobacco and Virginia tobacco
nadark (tobacco) cigarettes and bright/blond (tobacco) cigarettes
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dark (tobacco) cigarettes and bright/blond (tobacco) cigarettes

EuroDicAutom gives "dark tobacco" for "tabaco negro" and "bright tobacco" for "tabaco rubio".

Its importance as a market for dark tobacco (for chewing and cigars) decreased
with the increased use of bright tobacco (for cigarettes). Lynchburg's ...

Eastern Europeans, who previously smoked very strong, dark tobacco
cigarettes, demonstrated a preference for lighter cigarettes during the ...

A similar experimental design was used to
examine the possible differences between the smoke of flu-cured
bright tobacco cigarettes and the smoke of air-cured bright tobacco
cigarette (Harris et al. 1974).(

However, the EU uses "blond" instead of bright.

The concentration affects the following relevant tobacco product markets:
- Manufacturing and sale of cigarettes : dark and blond cigarettes
13. A distinction can be made between blond tobacco cigarettes and dark tobacco cigarettes,
because of substantial supply-side and demand-side differences between these two product
groups. Blond tobacco cigarettes, as opposed to dark cigarettes, hold a significant and ever
increasing part of the total sales of cigarettes in both countries (78.7% in France and 71.7%
in Spain, for 1998, in volume).

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black tobacco and Virginia tobacco

is a standardised translation.

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black and Virginia cigarettes


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