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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Cigarette Manufacturing industry in China has been growing 5.9% annually over the past five years. Despite the recent slowdown in China's economy, the country's large smoker population is set to drive 2.2% growth in cigarette output and 2.8% growth in industry revenue to $149.6 billion in 2016. The weaker global economy in 2014 and 2015 had very little effect on the industry as the demand for cigarettes is quite stable.

There are about 54 cigarette manufacturers in the industry; merger activity has led to a fall in enterprise numbers over the past five years. The industry employs over 172.200 workers with a payroll of $6.1 billion. Exports are expected to total $598.3 million in 2016, which will account for 0.4% of industry revenue...

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Industry activity is concentrated in East China, Middle South China and South West China, accounting for 34.6%, 27.8% and 25.2% of total industry revenue, respectively, in 2016. These three regions are expected to make up 87.6% of industry revenue during the year.

The industry shows highest efficiency in the East China region, particularly in the coastal areas, where employment is expected to account for 20.7% of total industry employment in 27.2% of the total enterprises in 2016. This is because the larger firms in this region are able to benefit from economies of scale, are close to raw material supplies and have invested heavily in technology to reduce labor inputs. Shanghai is expected to contribute 10.6% of industry revenue in 2016. Sha..

Additional Insights for the Cigarette Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cigarette Manufacturing Industry are

  • Must have a license
  • Economies of scale
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Tobacco Product Wholesalers and Levels of Health - Smoking in the Cigarette Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Cigarette Manufacturing Industry?

    The Cigarette Manufacturing industry in China manufactures cigarettes, cigars and cigarette filters. Products include Virginia-type cigarettes, blend-type cigarettes and cigars. This industry does not include the manufacturing of fiber tows for cigarettes.

    Industry Products
    Grade-one cigarettes
    Grade-two cigarettes
    Grade-three cigarettes
    Grade-four cigarettes
    Grade-five cigarettes
    Industry Activities

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Tobacco Product Wholesalers
  • Levels of Health - Smoking
  • Excise - Tobacco Products - State
  • Health Policy - Smoking Laws
  • Legislative Compliance Requirements - Tobacco Product Manufacturing

  • Current Performance
  • Changes in high-priced cigarette sales
  • Excise increase for various cigarette products
  • Enterprises and wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Changes in high-priced cigarette sales
  • Excise increase for various cigarette products
  • Enterprises and wages
  • Current Performance Tables
  • Industry Outlook
  • International trade
  • Enterprises and wages
  • Technology trends
  • Table: Cigarette Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cigarette Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing
  • Tobacco Growing

  • Products & Services
  • Grade-three cigarettes
  • Grade-one cigarettes
  • Grade-two cigarettes
  • Grade-four cigarettes
  • Grade-five cigarettes
  • Cigars
  • Chart: Cigarette Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Development of upstream industries
  • Cigarette consumption
  • Disposable income
  • Public health consciousness
  • Government organizations
  • Government policy

  • Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cigarette Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Taxes
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cigarette Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Cigarette quality
  • Sales and distribution channels
  • Branding
  • Technical expertise
  • Price
  • Cigarette quality
  • Sales and distribution channels
  • Branding
  • Technical expertise

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cigarette Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Shanghai Tobacco (Group) CorporationHongta GroupHongyun Honghe GroupChina Tobacco Hubei Industrial LLCChina Tobacco Hunan Industrial Co., Ltd.
  • Table: Shanghai Tobacco (Group) Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Hongta Group - financial performance
  • Table: Hongyun Honghe Group - financial performance
  • Table: China Tobacco Hubei Industrial LLC - financial performance
  • Table: China Tobacco Hunan Industrial Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cigarette Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Cigarette Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Total Assets (2007-2021)
  • Cigarette Production (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • Made from dried and fermented tobacco and usually rolled within tobacco leaves
  • Fermentation
  • A process that allows tobacco leaves to die slowly, which helps to retain the natural tobacco flavor, aroma and burning characteristics.
  • Filter Rods
  • Reduces the amount of smoke, tar, and fine particles inhaled during cigarette smoking.
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