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Rothmans International has announced it will build a £55 million cigarette plant in St Petersburg. Work will start on the project in 1994.Rothmans, in a joint venture with Nevo Tobacco, outbid Philip Morris for the site at Konnaya Lakhta toward the end of last year.But Philip Morris now intends to convert an electronics plant to produce cigarettes and use the proceeds from this operation to build a £35 million facility on the outskirts of the Russian city.Elsewhere in St Petersburg ...

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