JT’s domestic sales tumble

| December 15, 2017

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s domestic cigarette sales volume during November, at 7.0 billion, was down by 15.0 percent on that of November 2016, 8.3 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company today. The November 2016 figure was down by 3.5 percent on that of November 2015.

Volume during January-November, at 84.9 billion, was down by 12.1 percent on that of January-November 2016, 96.6 billion. The January-November 2016 volume was down by 2.7 percent on that of January-November 2015.

JT’s market share stood at 61.7 percent during November, at 61.2 percent during January-November, and at 61.1 percent during January-December 2016.

JT’s domestic cigarette revenue during November, at ¥42.0 billion, was down by 14.7 percent on its November 2016 revenue, ¥49.2 billion, which was down by 1.4 percent on its revenue of November 2015.

Revenue during January-November, at ¥505.2 billion, was down by 10.9 percent on that of January-November 2016, ¥566.8 billion, which was increased by 0.8 percent on its revenue of January-November 2015.

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