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Tobacco Growing in China: Market Research Report

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Tobacco Growing Market Research Report | May 2013

IBISWorld’s Tobacco Growing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 08-13
4.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
17,161
Businesses ('000)
2,615
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 2013, with flue-cured tobacco leaves accounting for about 89.2%.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

China is the largest grower of tobacco leaf in the world, producing about 3.0 million tons of tobacco leaf per annum, or about one-third of global tobacco leaf production. More than 80.0% of the tobacco leaf produced in China is used for domestic cigarette production. To control the supply of tobacco leaf and to avoid a surplus, the State Tobacco Monopoly Association (STMA) sets a tobacco leaf production quota. The STMA controls Chinese tobacco leaf production and procurement prices, and cigarette manufacturing and marketing. The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture does not have jurisdiction over the production, pricing or marketing of tobacco leaf. Therefore, within the Chinese economy, the STMA is a vertically and horizontally integrated tobacco entity... 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 include 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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