Japan Tobacco Inc.’s domestic cigarette sales volume during March, at 12.7 billion, was increased by 30.1 percent on that of March 2013, 9.7 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company on Friday. The March 2013 figure was down by 3.6 percent on that of March 2012.
Volume during April 2013–March 2014, at 120.1 billion, was up by 3.3 percent on that of April 2012–March 2013, 116.2 billion, which was increased by 7.2 percent on that of April 2011–March 2012.
JT’s market share stood at 62.2 percent during March, at 61 percent during April 2013–March 2014, and at 59.6 percent for the full year to the end of March 2013.
JT’s domestic cigarette revenue during March, at ¥69.3billion, was increased by 29.6 percent from its March 2013 revenue, ¥53.4 billion.
Revenue during April 2013-March 2014, at ¥658.7 billion, was increased by 3.0 per cent on that of April 2012-March 2013, ¥639.5 billion.
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