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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.
Tobacco firms sign landmark pledge to end child labor in supply chains
- Wed Dec 10
Nikkei rises on hopes of dovish Fed; Japan Tobacco tumbles
- Wed Dec 17
Tobacco firms sign landmark pledge to end child labour in supply chains
- Wed Dec 10
Ireland pushes Europe's anti-smoking drive with plain packaging
- Sun Nov 30
E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan research
- Thu Nov 27
E-cigarettes have 10 times carcinogens: Japan researchers
- Thu Nov 27
E-cigarettes contain 10 times more carcinogens: Japan research
- Thu Nov 27
Japan to evaluate e-cigarette safety after finding 10 times more cancer causing substance in brand
- Sat Nov 29
Priciest Asian city for expats: Not what you think
- Thu Dec 11
E-cigarettes contain 10 times amount of carcinogens: Japan research
- Thu Nov 27
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 (2014):23290.50 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):3.50%
Employees (2012):59,231
Key People
Chairman: Hiroshi Kimura
President: Mitsuomi Koizumi
SVP and CFO: Naohiro Minami
Industry Information
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British American Tobacco p.l.c. (bti)
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (ityby)
Philip Morris International Inc. (pm)
 


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