Volume sales of cigarettes declined by 10% while value sales increased by 16% in 2011. With tax increase in October 2010, consumers reduced the frequency of their smoking to economise on spending and volume sales declined sharply in 2011. In October 2010, tobacco tax increased by 10% and this was the highest tax increase in Japanese history. The 10% tobacco tax increase translates into RSP price increases from ¥60 to ¥140 per packet. Considering that the average price of a cigarette packet is...
This Cigarettes in Japan report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2007-2011, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be the new legislative, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2016 illustrate how the market is set to change.
Product coverage: High Tar Cigarettes, Low Tar Cigarettes, Mid Tar Cigarettes, Ultra Low Tar Cigarettes.
Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.
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* Get a detailed picture of the Cigarettes market;
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* Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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