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

IBISWorld’s Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 high level of capital intensity compared with other manufacturing industries. For every dollar spent on labour, 39 cents are spent on capital. Increasing mechanisation and automation mean that the industry has become increasingly capital intensive, thereby reducing its dependence on labour. This has been a consequence of volumes falling steadily for the past 20 to 30 years, as industry manufacturers must restructure operations to reduce their dependence on labour and achieve greater scale economies. Otherwise, the production would have to move to large-scale, efficient plants offshore... 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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