German Engineered Cigars has announced two different distribution deals that will cover nearly 20 countries in the Middle East, South Asia and the Caucasuses.

The company has signed a distribution deal with India Cigar Club that will see India Cigar Club distribute German Engineered Cigars in 18 countries:

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Georgia
  • India
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Maldives
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Sri Lanka
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates

“With this partnership, we are taking the next big step for our brand,“ said Oliver Nickels, co-founder of German Engineered Cigars, in a press release. “These markets present great opportunities for us to underline the value of German Engineering in the cigar industry.“

“With German Purity and Latin American Flair, German Engineered Cigars bring a new perspective to our existing portfolio, said Raahuul Kapoor, co-founder of India Cigar Club. “The collective region is one of the highest-taxed Cigar markets in the world but continues to grow, and we are confident our community will thoroughly enjoy the GEC portfolio.”

In a separate deal, German Engineered Cigars has announced that Sibling Cigars will distribute the company’s cigars in Pakistan.

“German Engineered Cigars are one of the first brands we are taking on as Sibling Cigars for Pakistan,” said says Ritul Kapoor, co-founder of Sibling Cigars. “Given our previous experience and the warmth our firm has received, we look forward to working with Oliver and Klaas to develop the market in Pakistan.”

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I am an editor and co-founder of Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I have written about the cigar industry for more than a decade, covering everything from product launches to regulation to M&A. In addition, I handle a lot of the behind-the-scenes stuff here at halfwheel. I enjoy playing tennis, watching boxing, falling asleep to the Le Mans 24, wearing sweatshirts year-round and eating gyros. echte liebe.