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Cigarettes in China

Cigarettes in China

Summary
China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of cigarettes with over 302 million adults smoking in China, as of 2014. China’s large population, domestic tobacco cultivation, and state-run China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC) mean that smoking prevalence is high in the country. This is being fuelled by growing disposable incomes among Chinese consumers, enabling more consumers to purchase cigarettes regularly. The government has also limited the ability of foreign tobacco companies to operate independent or Chinese-foreign owned factories, which limits the ability of multinationals to compete with the CNTC effectively, as such foreign brands only account for 1% of the whole market as of 2015.

Key Findings
Domestic Chinese consumption stood at 2,573.7 billion pieces in 2015, a 58.6% rise on 1990 levels

Per capita consumption stands at 1,882 pieces a year, as of 2015

Imports are minimal with domestic brands representing 99% of the local market

The adult smoking rate is over 302 million people, as of 2015

Synopsis
“Cigarettes in China” is an analytical report by Canadean that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Chinese market.

What else does this report offer?

Market size and structure of the overall and per capita consumption based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing analysis, and our in-house expertise

Detailed information such as market shares and the recent developments of manufacturers and leading brands, along with company profiles

Regulations, taxation, retail pricing, smoking habits, and the growing health concerns affecting overall production

Prospects and forecasts of overall sales and consumption for 2015 to 2025

Reasons To Buy
Get a detailed understanding of consumption to align your sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market

Identify the areas of growth and opportunities, which will aid effective marketing planning

As consumers’ product demands evolve, the dynamics between different countries also change – favoring some countries and leaving others increasingly out of line with demand patterns. As a result, understanding the specific dynamics of the Chinese market is crucial to ensuring maximum future sales

The differing growth rates in regional product sales drive fundamental shifts in the market. This report provides detailed, authoritative data on these changes - prime intelligence for marketers

Understand the market dynamics and essential data to benchmark your position and to identify where to compete in the future


1 Overview
2 Market Size
3 Market Structure
4 Manufacturers & Brands
5 Taxation & Retail Prices
5.1. Taxation
5.2. Retail Prices
6 The Smoking Population
7 Production & Trade
7.1. Production
7.2. Imports
7.3. Exports
8 Operating Constraints
8.1. Advertising Restrictions
8.2. Health Warnings
8.3. Other Restrictions
9 Prospects & Forecasts
10 Appendix
10.1. What is this Report About?
10.2. Time Frame
10.3. Product Category Coverage
10.4. Methodology
10.5. About Canadean
10.6. Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990–2015
Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, 1990–2015
Table 3: Duty & Non-Duty Paid Consumption, 1992–2015
Table 4: Market Breakdown: Local Manufacture of Cigarettes vs. imports, 2000–2015, Billion pieces
Table 5: Market Breakdown: Local Manufacture of Cigarettes vs. imports, 2000–2015, % Breakdown
Table 6: Sales by Class of Cigarette, 1996–2001, % Volume
Table 7: Cigarette Sales by Grade, January 2007 & 2008
Table 8: Cigarette Sales by Class, 2012–2015, % Volume
Table 9: Low Tar Cigarettes, 2007–2014
Table 10: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2015, Billion Pieces
Table 11: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2015, % Share
Table 12: Leading Chinese Tobacco Corporations by Turnover, 2010 & 2011, Billion Yuan
Table 13: Domestic Sales by Chinese Tobacco Corporations, 2011–2013, Billion Cigarettes
Table 14: Domestic Sales by Chinese Tobacco Corporations, 2011–2013, Billion Cigarettes, continued
Table 15: China: Leading Brand Volumes, 2009–2013, Million pieces
Table 16: Leading Chinese Cigarette Manufacturers & Brands, 2015
Table 17: Leading Chinese Cigarette Manufacturers & Brands, 2015 (2)
Table 18: Leading Chinese Cigarette Manufacturers & Brands, 2015 (3)
Table 19: Retail Prices of Leading Brands, 2015
Table 20: Smoking Population, 1990–2014
Table 21: Smoking Prevalence by Age & Region, 2010 Percentage share (%)
Table 22: Cigarette Production, 1990–2015
Table 23: Cigarette Production Trends by Province, 1990, 2000–2013, Million pieces
Table 24: Cigarette Production Trends by Province, 1990, 2000–2013, Index, 1990 = 100.0
Table 25: Cigarette Production Trends by Province, 1990, 2000–2013, % Breakdown
Table 26: Official Cigarette Imports, 1990–2015
Table 27: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2000–2015, Million pieces
Table 28: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2000–2015, % Breakdown
Table 29: Cigarette Exports, 1990–2015
Table 30: Cigarette Exports by Country of Destination, 2000–2015, Million Pieces
Table 31: Cigarette Exports by Country of Destination, 2000–2015, % Breakdown
Table 32: Consumption Forecasts to 2025

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