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Tobacco Product Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Tobacco Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C12.000 | Apr 2016

Burned out: The industry is reduced to ashes as major players offshore production

IBISWorld’s Tobacco Product Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Gallaher Limited Gallaher Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-23.3%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
736
Businesses
4
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Tobacco Product Manufacturing industry is in a state of rapid decline. Rising health awareness, advertising restrictions, black market trade and increasing taxes have created a challenging environment for the few remaining producers in the United Kingdom. As a result, one of the last two producers of manufactured cigarettes in the United Kingdom will have ceased its production by May 2016. This is the main driver behind the rapid depletion of industry revenue during the current year. From May 2016 onwards, Gallaher Limited will be the last remaining major player in the industry. However, Gallaher has already entered its consolidation phase as it plans to shift production abroad to a more hospitable regulatory environment... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Gallaher is the major player in the industry and accounts for the majority of industry revenue. The distribution of industry revenue is therefore largely determined by the locations of Gallaher's facilities. Imperial Tobacco Ltd is to exit the industry, with its Nottingham factory is to cease production in May 2016. This plant has therefore been excluded from the current year business locations.

Many cigarette factories have been closed, both in the United Kingdom and around the world, as manufacturers have attempted to become more efficient. The majority of industry revenue is attributable to the JTI Group's Gallaher production plant in Northern Ireland. Onc.. 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, pipe tobacco and snuff. The industry also includes firms that stem and re-dry 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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