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Japan Tobacco staking growth on emerging markets

Cigarette business slows to a wisp in developed nations

JT is building up its presence in emerging nations, such as with this Turkish plant.

TOKYO -- Japan Tobacco's pending purchase of a Philippine peer's tobacco assets continues a series of emerging-market acquisitions that have come to define the manufacturer's global strategy as growth in more developed cigarette markets plateaus.

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