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[Japan] JT net profit rises 40% on domestic tobacco sales

Japan Tobacco's net profit increased 40% on the year for the January-March quarter, lifted by demand at home ahead of price hikes and gains from real estate sales. The company, also known as JT, announced 145.4 billion yen ($1.36 billion) in profit for
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added May 2, 2016 19:20

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco Profit Gains as Smokers Stock Up Before Price Hike

Japan Tobacco Inc. profit rose in the first quarter as smokers stocked up on cigarettes before a planned price increase and the company gained on the sale of real estate assets. Net income jumped about 40 percent to 145.4 billion yen ($1.36 billion) in th
Bloomberg News
added May 2, 2016 15:03

[Korea - South] Questionable Patriotism: Dokdo Soldiers Smoking Japanese Cigarettes?

After a rule change from the Korean army that opened cigarette sales on military bases to foreign companies, both the domestic tobacco industry and tobacco farms are up in arms. A total of 20 different types of cigarettes are supplied to the army PX. The
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:54

[Italy, Japan] Marlboro Kicks Some Ash / Philip Morris makes a device to heat—rather than burn—tobacco.

Since November 2014 the company has set up about 10 such outlets in Italy and Japan where visitors can sample Marlboro HeatSticks... the company has 300 scientists searching for proof that iQOS may reduce the risk of smoking-related diseases.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2016 14:27

[Asia, Japan, Uae, Uae: Dubai] 'Secondhand smoke affects milk teeth of children'

A team of dentists in Dubai is considering dissecting the effects of secondhand smoke on the primary or milk teeth among children. The Gulf Today learnt about this when Dr Marwan Al-Obeidi was interviewed about the study “Secondhand Smoke and the Incide
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 3, 2016 23:16

Tobacco price increase and smoking behaviour changes in various subgroups: a nationwide longitudinal 7-year follow-up study among a middle-aged Japanese population ($$)

We confirmed that the tobacco price rise was associated with increasing cessation and decreasing relapse concurrently. Furthermore, this price rise was associated with favourable smoking changes in nearly all population subgroups; a large differential imp
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2016 09:51

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco buys Brazilian cigarette distributor

JT bought all of Salvador-based Fluxo Brasil Distribuidora do Produtos SA for an undisclosed amount. Fluxo has nine distribution centers and offices covering all of the country's major states. It carried JT cigarettes before the acquisition and sell
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37

[Japan] JTI Again Certified as One of the Top Five Employers in Europe

The Top Employer Institute has once again recognized JTI for its exceptional employee conditions and outstanding talent development practices in the Europe region.
PR Newswire
added Feb 10, 2016 15:36

[Japan] JT's overseas profit drops 10% as Russian currency tumbles

Steep declines in the Russian ruble have dealt a blow to Japan Tobacco's earnings, as the global cigarette company does a brisk business in the country and surrounding region. With its overseas operating profit falling nearly 10%, the company's vulnerabil
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19

CORRECTED-Japan Tobacco -2015 group results (IFRS) (Corrects previous period as follows because of accounting period change)

added Feb 4, 2016 20:00
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