Philip Morris International (PMI) is one of the leading international tobacco companies, which products are sold in more than 180 countries. The company is building its future on smoke-free products that are a much better choice than continuing to smoke cigarettes. PMI invests heavily in developing innovations that have the potential to reduce the risks associated with smoking.
Philip Morris Kazakhstan is a modern tobacco factory with a full production cycle and six regional offices in the largest cities of Kazakhstan. The products undergo regular quality control, based on more than 250 parameters. This ensures that cigarettes produced in Kazakhstan meet the highest international standards. The company is a backbone enterprise in the Almaty region and is among the top 10 largest taxpayers in Kazakhstan.
In 2016, one of the reduced-risk products (RRPs)* under the IQOS brand was introduced to the Kazakhstan market.
*Reduced-risk products (RRPs) — a term the company uses to refer to products with the potential to reduce the individual risk and population harm compared to smoking cigarettes.