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Japan Tobacco Inc. Company Profile
Japan Tobacco (JT) has plenty to puff about. The company secures about 55% of the Japanese cigarette market -- the fourth largest worldwide. It holds eights of the country's top 10 brands, including Mild Seven, Seven Stars, and Caster. Globally, JT is the #3 tobacco maker, trailing Philip Morris International and BAT. Driving growth, its JT International arm, which owns Britain's Gallaher Group, makes and markets Camel, Salem, and Winston brands outside the US (once made by Reynolds American's RJR Tobacco), and others. JT also has holdings in the food and pharmaceutical industries. In 1985 the company shifted from a state monopoly to a public company; some 50% of JT is held by Japan's Minister of Finance.
Headlines for Japan Tobacco Inc.
JTI asks for 3-month transition period on tax stamp
- Sun Apr 20
#Update* JT International gets take-over offer at RM7.80 a share
- Mon Mar 31
South Korea's state health insurer sues Philip Morris, BAT for smoking damages
- Sun Apr 13
Britain says ready to ban all branding on cigarette packs
- Thu Apr 3
Deaths from ischaemic stroke due to tobacco use highest in China, India and Russia
- Fri Apr 4
Malaysia's JT International gets $247 mln takeover offer from Japan Tobacco
- Mon Mar 31
Powdered alcohol for US market hits label snag
- Tue 4:11 pm ET
US Approves Powdered Instant Alcohol for Sale
- Sun Apr 20
EU clears Suntory $16 bn Jim Beam takeover
- Tue 7:53 am ET
Free trade agreements: What is an FTA and what are the benefits?
- Mon Apr 7
Contact Information
Address: 2-1, Toranomon 2-chome, Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-8422, Japan
Phone:+81-3-3582-3111
Fax:+81-3-5572-1441
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:March
Revenue (2013):22495.30 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):(-9.00%)
Employees (2012):59,231
Employee Growth (1 yr):22.20%
Key People
Chairman: Hiroshi Kimura
President: Mitsuomi Koizumi
SVP and CFO: Naohiro Minami
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British American Tobacco p.l.c.
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC
Philip Morris International Inc.
 


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