Japan Tobacco Inc’s domestic cigarette sales volume during May, at 10.2 billion, was increased by 0.4 per cent on its May 2012 volume, also rounded to 10.2 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company today.
Volume during April-May, at 19.8 billion, was increased by 1.8 per cent on that of April-May 2012, 19.5 billion.
JT’s market share stood at 60.6 per cent in May, at 60.4 per cent during April-May, and at 59.6 per cent for the full year to the end of March.
JT’s domestic cigarette revenue during May, at ¥55.8 billion, was down by 0.6 per cent on its May 2012 revenue, ¥56.1 billion.
Revenue during April-May, at ¥108.8 billion, was increased by 1.4 per cent on that of April-May 2012, ¥107.3 billion.
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