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Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Japan Tobacco Completes Share Buyback
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 

March 19 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::COMPLETES SHARE BUYBACK.BOUGHT BACK 17.8 MILLION SHARES FOR ABOUT 50 BILLION YEN THROUGH MARCH 18.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco Says To Buy Back Up To 50 Billion Yen Of Stock
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::JAPAN TOBACCO SAYS TO BUY BACK UP TO 50 BILLION YEN OF STOCK.JAPAN TOBACCO SAYS IT FORECASTS INDUSTRY-WIDE MARKET SHARE OF HEAT-NOT-BURN TOBACCO TO BE 22-23 PERCENT IN 2019, UP FROM 21 PERCENT LAST YEAR.JAPAN TOBACCO SAYS IT HAS FORECAST SALES OF ITS HEAT-NOT-BURN TOBACCO TO GROW BY ABOUT 80 PERCENT IN VOLUME IN 2019.JAPAN TOBACCO FORECASTS DOMESTIC SALES VOLUME OF ITS CIGARETTETS TO FALL BY OVER 7.5 PERCENT IN 2019, AFTER A 11.2 PERCENT DROP IN 2018.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco Inc Says Completes Acquisition Of Akij Group’S Tobacco Business In Bangladesh
Thursday, 29 Nov 2018 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>::JAPAN TOBACCO INC SAYS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF AKIJ GROUP’S TOBACCO BUSINESS IN BANGLADESH.  Full Article

Japan Tobacco Group agrees to acquire tobacco business of Akij Group in Bangladesh
Monday, 6 Aug 2018 

Aug 6 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>:Says the company announces today that the JT Group has signed an agreement to acquire the tobacco business of Akij Group the second largest tobacco company in Bangladesh, further increasing its presence in Asia.The purchase price for the transaction is estimated at around 124.3 billion Bangladeshi taka(164.5 billion yen).Transfer date is the third quarter of the fiscal year 2018 .  Full Article

Japan Tobacco Group completes acquisition of Russia’s Donskoy Tabak
Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018 

Aug 1(Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>:Says its group completes acquisition of Russia’s Donskoy Tabak.  Full Article

R&I affirms Japan Tobacco's rating at "AA" and says stable outlook-R&I
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 

May 15 (Reuters) - Japan Tobacco Inc <2914.T>:Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) affirmed the company's rating at "AA"-R&I.Rating outlook stable-R&I.  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

UPDATE 1-BAT sets aside 436 mln pound provision after Quebec court ruling

March 5 British American Tobacco Plc said on Tuesday it would set aside 436 million pounds ($573.65 million) in 2019, after a Quebec court upheld a 2015 decision that awarded smokers in the Canadian province around C$15 billion ($11.29 billion).