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Japan Tobacco Lifts 2015 Forecast on Vending Machine Sale

raised its annual profit target by 22 percent as the sale of its vending machine units is expected to boost earnings. Net income will probably be 471 billion yen ($3.8 billion) for the year through December, compared with its previous forecast of 387 bill
Bloomberg News
added Aug 3, 2015 16:04
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Japan Tobacco to shut Moscow plant as Russian cigarette market shrinks

"The operating environment has changed dramatically in Russia, with significant declines in tobacco demand driven by tax increases, tighter regulations and a challenging economic situation," the company said in a statement.
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2015 09:08
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[Asia, Taiwan] Japanese tobacco firm's plan to set up plant in Tainan creates controversy

will invest a total of over US$300 million to set up a plant in the Tainan Technological Industrial Park, which is expected to be operational in February 2016. It is considered a major investment project, but the John Tung Foundation called a news confer
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:41
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco firm successful in plain packaging case

In the Commercial Court today, Mr Justice Brian Cregan rejected the State's application saying there was already a reference to the CJEU in being from the courts of England and Wales on the same issue of validity of the directive. He said it was "neithe
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jul 8, 2015 16:11
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[Europe] Tobacco firm JTI Ireland denies delaying tactics

has denied arguments by the State that the firm is seeking to delay a decision by the European Court of Justice concerning plans to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. It is not in JTI Ireland’s commercial interest to have any delay in its chal
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:40
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[Asia-pacific] Japan MOF panel urges govt to keep stake in Japan Tobacco for now

Aso's advisory panel urged the government on Monday to keep its stake in Japan Tobacco Inc for now, a move that would alter a plan to use revenue from share sales for funding the cost of post-earthquake reconstruction.
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2015 20:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Activist Hedge Fund Profits in Private as Japan Tobacco Says No

Though it lost every proxy fight, the Children’s Investment Fund claims a list of wins. Japan Tobacco Inc. boosted its payout ratio and said it would exit its beverage businesses. The state sold some of its stake. Since May 2011, the month the fund says i
Bloomberg News
added Jun 21, 2015 17:09
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ON TAP: Organised Crime and the Illicit Trade in Tobacco, Alcohol and Pharmaceuticals in the UK (PDF)

In 2010, for example, the Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) estimated that the illicit cigarette trade in the UK was 19 per cent of the total, compared with Philip Morris’ Project Star estimate of 13 per cent, the Tax Payers’ Alliance’s estimate
Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) (uk)
added Jun 21, 2015 12:39
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[Asia] Government to retain Japan Tobacco shares for time being

Ministry of Finance plans to put off selling its stake in Japan Tobacco, apparently out of deference to growers. The government unloaded some shares in the company in 2013 to help fund rebuilding in the northeastern Tohoku region, which was devasta
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:09
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Hungary tobacco producers challenge gov't over supply monopoly

As of 1 November 2015, only two companies may sell tobacco products directly to Hungary’s national tobacco shops. The new legislation practically squeezes out all other players and wholesalers from this market. Tobacco companies excluded from the distrib
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:08
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