Companies in this industry manufacture cigarettes, cigars, smoking and chewing tobacco, and other tobacco products such as snuff and bidis. The industry also includes tobacco stemming and re-drying establishments. These establishments buy tobacco leaf from farmers and prepare the leaf for use by cigarette manufacturers, which may be separate enterprises or under the same ownership.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.