Japan Tobacco Inc.’s domestic cigarette sales volume during October, at 10.2 billion, was increased by 2 percent on that of October 2012, 10 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company today. The October 2012 figure was up by 4.2 percent on that of October 2011.
Volume during April–October, at 69.8 billion, was up by 0.4 percent on that of April–October 2012, 69.5 billion, which was increased by 15 percent on that of April–October 2011.
JT’s market share stood at 61.1 percent in October, at 60.7 percent during April–October, and at 59.6 percent for the full year to the end of March.
JT’s domestic cigarette revenue during October, at ¥55.8 billion, was up by 1.7 percent on its October 2012 revenue, ¥54.8 billion.
Revenue during April–October, at ¥383.1 billion, was increased by 0.1 percent on that of April–October 2012, ¥382.8 billion.
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