JT International (JTI)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

800,000€ - 899,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2020 - 01/12/2020

Lobbyists declared: 3.75 FTE (7)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 5


Meetings with European Commission: 1

Lobbying costs over the years:


JT International (JTI)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

71175716023-03 (First registered: 14 Jun 2011)

Goals / Remit

We were formed in 1999 when our parent company JT Group acquired the non-US operations of R.J. Reynolds. Since then, our international workforce has driven two decades of growth.

Today, we have more than 45,000 employees driving our success all over the world. Our mission is to nurture our internationally recognized brand roster while leading the way in Reduced-Risk Products and new ways of doing business.

We are committed to making our business not only the fastest growing of its kind, but also the most innovative and sustainably run.

JTI recognizes that cigarettes are a legal but controversial product. People smoke for pleasure but there are real risks that come with that pleasure. Accordingly, JTI believes that tobacco products should be appropriately regulated.

We believe in the freedom of adults to choose whether they smoke or not. As much as we value and believe in freedom of choice for adults, we also recognize the importance of making informed decisions. We k (...)


• Directive 2014/40/EU: of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing Directive 2001/37/EC • Directive 2011/64/EC on the structure and rates of excise duty applied to manufactured tobacco (codification) and Directive 2008/118/EC concerning the general arrangements for excise duty and repealing Directive 92/12/EEC. • The Trademark Directive (2008/95/EC) and the Community Trademark Regulation (207/2009/EC). • Better Regulation • International FTAs • Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on waste • Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment • Proposal for an Inter-Institutional agreement on a mandatory Transparency Register, COM(2016)0627


Head office:
Rue Kazem Radjavi 8
Geneva 1202

Tel: 41 22 703 02 91

Belgium office:
51/53 rue Belliard
Brussels 1000,

Tel: 32 02 626 24 76