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JT selected for inclusion in the DJSI Asia/Pacific

JT selected for inclusion in the DJSI Asia/Pacific

| September 14, 2015

Japan Tobacco (JT) has been selected for the second consecutive year for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index (DJSI Asia/Pacific), the worldwide index for socially responsible investment, the company announced Sept. 13. The DJSI is a collaborative initiative by S&P Dow Jones2 Indices of the United States and RobecoSAM3 of Switzerland. It assesses […]

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JT considers major restructuring in EU

JT considers major restructuring in EU

| October 7, 2014

Japan Tobacco today announced a proposal to restructure its manufacturing facilities in the European Union (EU) for the purpose of optimizing its operations and strengthening its competitive position in a challenging operating environment. The company will undertake appropriate consultations with employees’ representatives and the European Works Council on the proposal to change its product sourcing, […]

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Preliminary figures: JT’s financial-year cigarette volumes up 7.2 percent

Preliminary figures: JT’s financial-year cigarette volumes up 7.2 percent

| April 12, 2013

Japan Tobacco Inc’s domestic cigarette sales volume during March, at 9.7 billion, was down by 3.6 percent on its March 2012 volume, 10.1 billion, which itself was down by 3 percent on that of March 2011, according to preliminary figures issued by the company. Volume during the 12 months, April 2012-March 2013, at 116.2 billion, […]

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JT’s new smokeless product has stronger menthol flavor

JT’s new smokeless product has stronger menthol flavor

| April 12, 2013

Japan Tobacco Inc. said today that it will relaunch from late May its Zerostyle Mint smokeless tobacco product with improved flavor and aroma, and a redesigned pack. The relaunched product, Zerostyle Blue Mint, which is due to be rolled out across Japan, will have the same flavour and aroma as that of Zerostyle Drive Concept, […]

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