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Tobacco Growing in the US: Market Research Report

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Tobacco Growing Market Research Report | NAICS 11191 | Apr 2014

Lighting up: While the number of US smokers is falling, farmers will reap the benefits of exports

The Tobacco Growing 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
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
15,679
Businesses
5,299
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Though government regulations are increasingly discouraging smoking, the industry is heading into a growth phase, with exports on the rise. Higher cigarette consumption rates and fewer tobacco product regulations in major export markets such as China will drive demand. Furthermore, US prices of tobacco leaf will remain competitive, supporting growth in the industry. Farmers will look to new opportunities for demand, such as using tobacco for ethanol and biodiesel... purchase to read more

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The introduction of the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 signaled a drastic change for farmers in the Tobacco Growing industry. Passage of the reform ended all aspects of the federal tobacco marketing quota and price support loan programs established under the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938. Exposed to heightened competition for the first time in decades, many farmers opted to exit the industry, while others stayed and attempted to consolidate their holdings. Revenue fell 41.4% in 2005 as the number of tobacco farmers decreased 29.5% that year alone... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Tobacco Growing Industry?

Farms in this industry grow tobacco leaf. Tobacco farmers purchase inputs, such as fertilizers, agricultural chemicals, pesticides, plant seeds, plant bulbs and curing fuel, from farm supply and other wholesaling industries. The tobacco leaf is exported or sold to domestic tobacco-product manufacturers.

Industry Products
Air-cured darkAir-cured lightCigarFire-curedFlue-curedOther tobacco products
 
Industry Activities
Flue-cured leaf tobacco growingFire-cured leaf tobacco growingCigar leaf growingAir-cured light leaf tobacco growingAir-cured dark leaf tobacco growingOther tobacco products growing


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