This report forecasts US tobacco product demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers’ level to 2018. Total demand and shipments are segmented in terms of cigarettes, chewing and smoking tobacco, cigars, and other tobacco products.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand and shipments are provided in annual series from 2003 to 2013; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008 and 2013. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical industry size and trends, key economic indicators, trade, environmental and regulatory factors, and global trends. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading companies competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.