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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.
Japan Tobacco eyes closure of two European plants
- Wed Oct 8
U.S. floats cutting tobacco from part of Pacific trade pact -sources
- Tue Oct 21
Tobacco Companies Could Lose Investment Protection Rights in Pacific Trade Deal
- Wed Oct 22
Factory closure to hit 900 jobs
- Tue Oct 7
Tokyo stocks fall 1.47% by break
- Tue Oct 7
Tokyo stocks close down 1.19%
- Wed Oct 8
Philip Morris Int'l 3Q profit falls 8 percent
- Thu Oct 16
Secret trade business heads to Sydney
- Thu 7:01 pm ET
Climate change could create legal liability for Canadian companies: study
- Thu Oct 9
Philip Morris Beats Q3 Earnings, Revenues, Lowers View
- Thu Oct 16
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):23340.90 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):3.80%
Employees (2012):59,231
Key People
Chairman: Hiroshi Kimura
President: Mitsuomi Koizumi
SVP and CFO: Naohiro Minami
Industry Information
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Top Competitors
British American Tobacco p.l.c. (bti)
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (ityby)
Philip Morris International Inc. (pm)
 


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