Volume down steeply

| February 17, 2017

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s domestic cigarette sales volume during January, at 7.1 billion, was down by 11.9 percent on that of January 2016, 8.1 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company today. The January 2016 figure was down by 1.7 percent on that of January 2015.

JT’s market share stood at 59.8 percent during January, and at 61.1 percent during January-December 2016.

JT’s domestic cigarette revenue during January, at ¥42.6 billion, was down by 7.6 percent on its January 2016 revenue, ¥46.1 billion, which was down by 1.5 percent on its revenue of January 2015.

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