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Tobacco Growing in China: Market Research Report

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Tobacco Growing Market Research Report | May 2014

IBISWorld’s Tobacco Growing 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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 09-14
4.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
16,978
Businesses ('000)
2,532
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Tobacco is grown in over 125 countries around the world on over four million hectares of land, a quarter of which are in China. The global tobacco crop is worth approximately $20.0 billion, a small fraction of the total amount generated from the sale of manufactured tobacco products around the world.

Tobacco is grown on less than one percent of the world's agricultural land, and in a wide variety of soils and climates. Since the 1960s, the bulk of production has moved from the Americas to Africa and Asia. Land devoted to tobacco growing has been halved in the United States, Canada and Mexico, but has almost doubled in China, Malawi and Tanzania.

Tobacco leaf production in China is set to total 3.0 million tons in 2014, with flue-cured tobacco leaves accounting for about 91.3%.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Tobacco Growing industry in China has an extremely low capital intensity level. Farmers are an important input for this industry and wages account for an estimated 42.1% of total revenue in 2013. For each dollar spent on labor, only five cents are invested in capital. The ratio of capital to labor is expected to increase, however, as farmers improve growing techniques and invest more in growing and harvesting machinery... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Tobacco Growing Industry?

The Tobacco Growing industry in China is engaged in tobacco leaf production, including purchasing agricultural inputs such as plant seeds, plant bulbs, fertilizers, agricultural chemicals, pesticides, and growing facilities, and the processing of tobacco leaves, such as baking, drying and basking. This industry does not engage in the re-drying of tobacco leaves.

Industry Products
Flue-cured tobacco leaf Burley tobacco leafMaryland tobacco leafOther tobacco leaf
 
Industry Activities
Flue-cured tobacco leaf growingSun-cured tobacco leaf growingBurley tobacco leaf growingVirginia and Maryland tobacco leaf growingOther tobacco leaf growing


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