JT’s domestic volume down

| March 17, 2017
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Japan Tobacco Inc.’s domestic cigarette sales volume during February, at 7.4 billion, was down by 12.4 percent on that of February 2016, 8.4 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company today. The February 2016 figure was increased by 1.9 percent on that of February 2015.

Volume during January-February, at 14.5 billion, was down by 12.1 percent on that of January-February 2016, 16.5 billion. The January-February 2016 volume was increased by 0.1 percent on that of January-February 2015.

JT’s market share stood at 61.3 percent during February, at 60.5 percent during January-February, and at 61.1 percent during January-December 2016.

JT’s domestic cigarette revenue during February, at ¥43.6 billion, was down by 9.1 percent on its February 2016 revenue, ¥48.0 billion, which was increased by 2.7 percent on its revenue of February 2015.

Revenue during January-February, at ¥86.2 billion, was down by 8.4 percent on that of January-February 2016, ¥94.1 billion, which was increased by 0.6 percent on its revenue of January-February 2015.

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