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Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T)

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Japan Tobacco - Top-Line Results Of Phase 3 Clinical Study Of Riona In Adult Patients With Iron Deficiency Anemia In Japan
Tuesday, 9 Jul 2019 

July 9 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::TOP-LINE RESULTS OF PHASE 3 CLINICAL STUDY OF RIONA IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA IN JAPAN.RESULTS SHOW STUDY MET PRIMARY ENDPOINT.JT AND TORII PHARMACEUTICAL WILL AIM TO FILE FOR ADDITIONAL INDICATION OF IMPROVING IDA FOR RIONA IN JAPAN BASED ON THIS AND OTHER CLINICAL STUDIES.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco Says JT International Financial Services To Issue Bonds Overseas
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::JT INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES TO ISSUE BONDS OVERSEAS.UNIT TO ISSUE ABOUT $1 BILLION WORTH OF DOLLAR-DENOMINATED BONDS, 550 MILLION EUROS IN EURO BONDS, 400 MILLION GBP IN STERLING BONDS.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco to buy Russian tobacco group for $1.6 bln
Friday, 16 Mar 2018 

March 16 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::JT GROUP HAS AGREED TO ACQUIRE RUSSIA'S DONSKOY TABAK FOR ABOUT RUB 90 BILLION ($1.6 BILLION).JT GROUP SEES TRANSACTION COMPLETED BY THE BEGINNING OF THE THIRD QUARTER.  Full Article

Rohto Pharmaceutical signs license agreement with Japan Tobacco
Thursday, 15 Mar 2018 

March 15 (Reuters) - Rohto Pharmaceutical Co Ltd <4527.T>:Says it signed license agreement with Japan Tobacco Inc <<<2914.T>>>, regarding the exclusive rights to develop and commercialize JTE-052, which is used for disease treatment in the field of ophthalmology, in Japan .  Full Article

Japan Tobacco Says It Plans To Launch 2 New Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Products By End-2020
Tuesday, 6 Feb 2018 

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::PLAN TO SELL PLOOM TECH SMOKELESS TOBACCO NATION-WIDE IN SEPTEMBER.EXPECT DOMESTIC CIGARETTE SALES VOLUME TO DECLINE OVER 16 PERCENT IN 2018.PLAN TO INVEST MORE THAN 100 BILLION YEN IN "REDUCED RISK PRODUCTS" OVER NEXT 3 YEARS.PLAN TO ROLL OUT NEW HEAT-NOT-BURN TOBACCO PRODUCT.AIM FOR 40 PERCENT SHARE OF DOMESTIC 'REDUCED RISK PRODUCTS' MARKET BY END-2020.PLAN TO LAUNCH NEW HEAT-NOT-BURN TOBACCO PRODUCT SOMETIME BETWEEN LATE 2018 AND EARLY 2019.SOLD 1 MILLION UNITS OF PLOOM TECH TOBACCO DEVICE IN 2017.AIM TO SELL 200 MILLION PACKS OF TOBACCO CAPSULES FOR PLOOM TECH SMOKELESS DEVICE IN 2018.PLAN TO LAUNCH 2 NEW HEAT-NOT-BURN TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY END-2020.  Full Article

JAPAN TOBACCO in deal to buy 30.95 pct stake in Ethiopia-based tobacco firm
Thursday, 21 Dec 2017 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - JAPAN TOBACCO INC <2914.T> ::Says it is in deal to acquire 30.95 percent stake in an Ethiopia-based tobacco firm National Tobacco Enterprise Share Company (NET), for $434.1 million, on Dec. 21.Co will raise stake in NET to 70.95 percent up from 40 percent currently .  Full Article

Japan Tobacco has contingency plans around Palmer & Harvey
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::JAPAN TOBACCO INTERNATIONAL SAYS HAS "WORKED CONTINUOUSLY" TO FACILITATE A CONSTRUCTIVE SOLUTION TO PALMER & HARVEY'S CHALLENGES INCLUDING EXTENDING SIGNIFICANT FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL SUPPORT.JAPAN TOBACCO INTERNATIONAL SAYS EFFORTS TO SUPPORT P&H WERE NOT SUCCESSFUL BUT HAS A CONTINGENCY PLAN IN PLACE AND EXPECTS NO SIGNIFICANT INTERRUPTION IN SUPPLY.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco says change of president
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>:Says it names Masamichi Terabatake as new president to replace Mitsuomi Koizumi.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco cuts annual domestic cigarette sales forecast by 1 bln to 92 billion cigarettes
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::cuts annual domestic cigarette sales forecast by 1 billion cigarettes to 92 billion.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco acquires PT. Karyadibya Mahardhika and PT. Surya Mustika Nusantara
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>:Says it fully acquired Indonesia-based Kretek tobacco firm PT. Karyadibya Mahardhika and PT. Surya Mustika Nusantara on Oct. 31.Previous news was disclosed on Aug. 4.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Ethiopia parliament to approve telecoms liberalisation law

ADDIS ABABA, June 7 Ethiopia's parliament on Monday will approve a law covering the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector, a parliament spokesman said, opening up one of Africa's last remaining state-controlled telecoms markets.