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[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

Japan Tobacco Forecast Below Estimates Amid Stalling Sales

Japan Tobacco Inc. forecast annual operating profit that fell short of analyst estimates amid weakness in the global economy, as it copes with a shrinking population and stalled domestic consumption at home.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 4, 2016 18:07

[Asia] Young Japanese to get expanded coverage for treatment of smoking addiction

The health ministry is taking steps to help more young people quit smoking, including expanding the availability of care and penalizing medical institutions with low success rates of treating such addiction.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37

[Japan] JT seeks price hikes, emboldened by inflation drive

Japan Tobacco plans to raise prices on its core cigarette lineup to pass rising costs on to customers amid calls from the government to support inflation. The company on Friday said it has applied for permission to price its Mevius products at 440 y
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jan 26, 2016 14:31

[Japan] Third-class cigarettes losing ‘preferential’ tax status

Japan Tobacco Inc said today that it had applied to the Minister of Finance for approval to increase the retail prices of all of its 35 Mevius-brand cigarettes and those of six former third-class cigarettes, which are due to lose their preferential tax s
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 26, 2016 14:31

[Asia, Japan] Abe administration mulling crackdown on secondhand smoke ahead of Tokyo Olympics

The Abe administration is considering a new law to punish restaurants and other public facilities if they fail to protect people from secondhand smoke. .. A task force on the issue made up of Cabinet secretaries and officials from the Finance Ministry an
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 26, 2016 12:54

Japan Tobacco Seeks Cigarette Price Hike; Shares Jump

said it has applied to the Minister of Finance for approval to hike the price of Mevius products by 10 yen per pack and the price for packs of former third class cigarettes by 30-50 yen per pack, starting this April.
Barron's Blogs
added Jan 25, 2016 12:55
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