"Smoking Tobacco in Japan" is now available at Fast Market Research

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Wed Nov 19 2014

Smoking tobacco comprises of pipe and RYO tobacco. Pipe tobacco in Japan is highly associated with luxury collectable items and not daily consumed. RYO tobacco, was, and probably is, a niche product, but gained in popularity due to the increasing number of brands being imported from overseas, which feature a variety of flavours. As witnessed in cigarettes, more Japanese consumers opt for flavoured products in choosing tobacco.

Competitive Landscape

Imperial Tobacco increased its volume share in smoking tobacco by two percentage points to reach 23% in 2013. Golden Virginia and Drum, the leading RYO tobacco brands from the company, grew by double digits, accounting for 76% combined share of RYO tobacco in volume terms. The company has a presence in pipe tobacco with Amphora.

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Industry Prospects

Despite the positive forecast growth for RYO tobacco, volume sales of smoking tobacco is expected to decline by a 1% CAGR in both volume and value terms at constant 2013 prices over the forecast period. This is due to the continuous negative growth predicted for pipe tobacco, which accounted for 72% volume share of smoking tobacco in 2013.

Report Overview

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