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Japanese government plans sale of Japan Tobacco

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On the two-year anniversary of Japan’s damaging earthquake and tsunami, the government announced that on March, 11 it will sell a part of its share in Japan Tobacco Inc. for ¥747 billion ($7.8 billion). The Japanese government said that it

BAT and Imperial Tobacco Slide on Proposed Russian Tax Boost

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British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco Group dropped the most in around a month in London trading after a declaration that health regulators in Russia, the second-largest tobacco market, suggested increasing cigarette taxes almost eightfold. BAT, the producer of Dunhill

Japan Tobacco: to buy back Y250 bln of its shares if govt sells

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Japan Tobacco, the world’s third largest cigarette company, said on Thursday it would buy back about 250 billion yen ($3.1 billion) of its outstanding shares if the government proceeds with a share sale during the current financial year to next

JT volumes down but market share regains ground

Japan Tobacco Inc’s domestic volume cigarette sales during the nine months to the end of December, at 80.8 billion, were down by 24.3 per cent on those of the nine months to the end of December 2010, which themselves were

The Peace to offer ultimate aroma

Japan Tobacco Inc. will next month launch The Peace, a cigarette that the company is describing as ‘the masterpiece in the history of the Peace brand’. The Peace will sell at ¥1,000 for a pack of 20 against ¥440 for

Japan Tobacco May Raise Dividend to Narrow Gap With Global Competitors

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914), the world’s third-biggest publicly traded cigarette maker, may raise its dividend payout target to trim gaps with rivals including Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) and British American Tobacco Plc. (BATS) “We’re obviously behind them,” Executive Deputy