Cigarette revenue increased

| March 20, 2019

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s domestic cigarette sales volume during February, at 5.7 billion, was down by 7.2 percent on that of February 2018, 6.2 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company today. The February 2018 figure was down by 16.2 percent on that of February 2017.

Volume during January-February, at 11.6 billion, was down by 5.5 percent on that of January-February 2018, 12.3 billion. The January-February 2018 volume was down by 15.3 percent on that of January-February 2017.

JT’s market share stood at 61.7 percent during February, at 61.4 percent during January-February, and at 61.8 percent during January-December 2018.

JT’s domestic cigarette revenue during February, at ¥36.9 billion, was down by 0.1 percent on its February 2018 revenue, also shown as ¥36.9 billion, which was down by 15.3 percent on its revenue of February 2017.

Revenue during January-February, at ¥74.8 billion, was increased by 1.7 percent on that of January-February 2018, ¥73.5 billion, which was down by 14.7 percent on its revenue of January-February 2017.

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