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
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that the industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. IBISWorld estimates that industry value added will decline at a compound annual rate of 3.4% over the 10 years through 2018-19, compared with growth of 1.5% in the wider economy. As a result, the industry will account for a smaller share of the overall UK economy, indicating that the industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. In addition, the number of companies in the industry is expected to decline over this period, as demand for tobacco products weakens, which further indicates that the industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle... 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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