Japan Tobacco

Tobacco
TYO: 2914
Japan

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JTI attended the 2nd Iran International Banking 2017 Forum at the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof in Frankfurt, Germany in July 2017.

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In 2016, JTI’s leading brand,Winston, recorded double-digit volume growth in 34 markets and record market shares in 20 markets, including Iran. In addition, JTI launched its Camel brand into the Iranian market. (JTI Website, “Japan Tobacco Inc. Annual Report FY2016”).

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In October 2015, the Financial Times reported that Japan Tobacco International’s Iranian subsidiary, JTI Pars, acquired the privately owned Iranian cigarette maker, Arian Tobacco Industry (ATI), in an attempt to reinforce its position as the market leader in Iran. (Financial Times, “Japan Tobacco buys Iranian cigarette maker to boost dominance,” 10/18/2015).

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Lists JTI Pars PJSCO in Tehran, iran as its Iran head office.

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"Japan Tobacco, owned 50 per cent by the Japanese government, has been aggressively expanding overseas as demand declines at home. The company dramatically ramped up production in Russia last year and has a major presence in Ukraine, Iran, Turkey and Malaysia." (The Globe and Mail, "Deals, dividends and growth set tobacco stocks alight," 4/11/07)

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"GIANTS WITH A FOOT IN TEHRAN: Total, Shell, Statoil, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, MTN, UPS, Linde, Technip, Nokia, Ericsson, Peugeot, Renault, OMV, Societe Generale, ENI, Mitsubishi, Sumitomo, Siemens, LG, Samsung, Bosch, Valeo, Nestle, Unilever, BAT, Japan Tobacco. (The London Times, "American pressure threatens UK firms," 5/27/06)

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