Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1220 | Jul 2013

Smoked out: Rising health concerns and excise taxes affect industry revenue

The Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While tobacco product manufacturing in Australia is restricted to two companies, competition is fierce. Heavy government regulation makes it very difficult for players to thrive, leading the companies to become battle hardened in their tactics. Demand for cigarettes has declined over the past five years as increasing health concerns, anti-smoking campaigns, increasing regulations and higher excise taxes discourage smoking. Recent regulatory restrictions include state bans on indoor smoking, state retail display bans and the introduction of plain packaging in December 2012. Plain packaging is expected to have a significant effect on the industry, leading revenue to decline by 4.4% in 2013-14 to reach $1.8 billion... purchase to read more

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The industry has a very high level of concentration, as there are only two manufacturers that operate in Australia. There are more distributors that import products (including major tobacco company Imperial Tobacco), but these are included in the Tobacco Product Wholesaling industry. The companies operate globally and have manufacturing facilities in Australia. In global terms, there has been a high degree of merger and acquisition activities. However, the number of companies operating in Australia has remained at two over the past five years.

There has been considerable change to the form of the participants over the past 15 years. Rothmans and Wills merged to form British American Tobacco in 1999, and this increased industry concentration... purchase to read more


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What is the Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry manufacture smoking tobacco products. These are sold to specialist tobacco wholesalers and retailers, general grocery distributors, supermarkets and convenience stores. Specifically, the products included in the industry are cigarettes, cigars and smoking tobacco. Smokeless tobacco is banned in Australia and therefore not included. Industry revenue does not include excise taxes.

Industry Products
Value cigarettesMainstream cigarettesPremium cigarettesOther smoking tobacco
Industry Activities
CigaretteCigarPipe tobaccoTobacco leaf redryingTobacco

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