Published September 28, 2006
by ICON Group International, Inc. .
Written in English
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C T-F K D The five largest cigarette consuming nations ― China, Indonesia, Russia, U.S. and Japan ― account for % of the volume of all cigarettes sold in (Figure 4).3 Marlboro, the world’s top selling brand.8 PMI experienced declining cigarette volume sales in all regions except Western Europe between. In September , Japan was the first country in Asia to open its market fully to US tobacco companies, resulting in an immediate and dramatic rise in US cigarette imports from billion cigarettes in to 32 billion in 4– 7 During the next 10 years, Japan became (and remains) the leading destination for US cigarette exports, with Cited by: This was mainly down to an ongoing strong performance from RYO tobacco, which registered a 12% volume sales increase. RYO tobacco performed very well over the review period thanks to a consumer need to save money. Many smokers resorted to RYO tobacco partly because it is cheaper than cigarettes, while others smoked both. Japan: Revenue in the Tobacco Products market amounts to US$21,m in The market is expected to grow annually by -3% (CAGR ). The market for Tobacco .
In the light of declining cigarette sales in many mature markets, and the only regional growth areas of the future being Asia and Middle East/Africa, the tobacco multinationals are left with only a handful of main routes to generate growth apart from innovation in cigarettes: M&A, expansion into other, non-combustible nicotine delivery formats or expansion into other non-tobacco industries. Cigarettes in Japan HEADLINES PRE-COVID PERFORMANCE Indoor smoking ban begins to be implemented in Heated tobacco and cigarillos challenge sales of cigarettes in Japan Tobacco retains dominance as Philip Morris makes plans to exit cigarettes AND BEYOND COVID impact Recovery and opportunities TAXATION AND PRICING Taxation rates. Japan: Revenue in the Smoking Tobacco segment amounts to US$m in The market is expected to grow annually by % (CAGR ). Smoking Tobacco includes loose tobacco that . The average cigarette consumption in Japan in was cigarettes for every man, woman and child in the country, second only to Greece.  The one third of the Japanese population that smokes buys million cigarettes every day, making Japan the third largest tobacco market in the world after China and the US.
From to , per capita total tobacco consumption, including cigarettes, fine-cut tobacco, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, and snuff, declined at an annual rate of % in Canada; it was much lower in Finland in and declined until at an annual rate of %- . In the world’s biggest e-cigarette market, the US, two leading tobacco players have entered the e-cigarette market by either buying an established e-cigarette brand (as in the case of Lorillard buying Blu for US$mn in April ) or by launching their own e-cigarette brands on the market (eg Swisher’s eponymous e-cigarettes and e-cigars. Japan's government has imposed the biggest tax increase on cigarettes the country has ever seen. The price of the most popular brands is rising . Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. Nearly 40 million U.S. adults still smoke cigarettes, and about million middle and high school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes. Every day, about 1, U.S. youth younger than 18 years smoke their first.