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Tobacco Product Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Tobacco Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C12.000 | Mar 2014

Burn out: The industry goes up in smoke as health concerns cause demand to decline

IBISWorld’s Tobacco Product Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Gallaher Limited Gallaher Limited market share
Imperial Tobacco Group plc Imperial Tobacco Group plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£10bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-2.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
5,248
Businesses
10
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Tobacco Product Manufacturing industry is under fire. Since the 1960s, smoking rates in the United Kingdom have fallen from over 50% to 20% in 2011 as people have become aware of the link between smoking and diseases such as cancer. Although the price of tobacco products is relatively static, there have been some rises, which have also contributed towards the decline in smoking rates. The price rises have led to a shift away from premium brands towards economy brands. For instance, demand for roll-your-own cigarettes has increased at the expense of filter cigarettes.

Government measures designed to reduce smoking rates have added to the negative press surrounding health-related smoking risks and contributed to declining smoking rates... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

IBISWorld believes that barriers to entry in this industry are high and that the industry is highly concentrated. The top three players account for the majority of industry revenue and compete for market share in a declining market. New industry operators may find it difficult to compete with those that have established brand names. In addition, those already in the industry have large distribution networks (industry operators Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco and British American Tobacco operate globally) and have a large number of brands and product varieties. New operators may find it difficult to compete on this basis.

The industry is also highly regulated. For example, there are restrictions on advertising tobacco products in the United Kingdom... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industry?

This industry includes companies that manufacture cigarettes, fine-cut tobacco, cigars and pipe tobacco. The industry also includes companies that are involved in the stemming and re-drying of tobacco leaf.

Industry Products
CigarettesLoose tobaccoCigars and pipe tobacco
 
Industry Activities
CigaretteFine-cut tobaccoCigarPipe tobaccoChewing tobaccoTobacco leaf stemming and re-drying


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