Tobacco Company Profile - Godfrey Phillips India

Tobacco Company Profile - Godfrey Phillips India


Tobacco Company Profile - Godfrey Phillips India, is an analytical company report by GlobaData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the cigarette market. It covers market size and structure along with per capita and overall consumption. Additionally, it focuses on brand data, retail pricing, prospects, and forecasts for sales and consumption.

Godfrey Phillips India Ltd (GPI) is the second largest cigarette manufacturing company in India and an associate and licensee of Philip Morris International (PMI). In recent years, it has extended its tobacco activity into the chewing tobacco sector and is also the leading cigar supplier in India, importing and distributing for several leading cigar companies. Moreover, GPI is active in the unmanufactured tobacco sector and the company also has a tea division and a small convenience store operation.


  • Godfrey Phillips is largely a domestic company, although one with ambitions to become a major regional player, and exports several of its brands.
  • Godfrey Phillips India operates in several business areas. These include the manufacture and marketing of cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and cigar products; the importation and distribution of cigars for other cigar companies; unmanufactured tobacco and tea.
  • GPI has three cigarette factories and held a 14.7% share of the domestic cigarette market in 2016/17, including the licensed Marlboro, which it manufactures and distributes on behalf of its minority shareholder Philip Morris International.
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1. Introduction 5
2. Key Company Facts 6
3. Corporate Structure 8
3.1. Ownership 8
3.2. Organization 9
4. Financial Highlights 12
5. Cigarettes Business Review 17
5.1. Overview 17
5.2. India 19
5.3. International Markets 24
6. Company Strengths, Strategies & Performance 27
7. Appendix 30
7.1. What is this Report About? 30
7.2. Product Category Coverage 30
7.3. Methodology 31
7.4. About GlobalData 33
7.5. Disclaimer 34
7.6. Contact Us 35
List of Tables
Table 1: Key Company Facts
Table 2: GPI Major Shareholders, 2017, % of Total
Table 3: GPI - Subsidiaries & Associates, 2017
Table 4: Godfrey Phillips India: Financial Highlights, 2007-2017, Rs millions
Table 5: Godfrey Phillips India: Revenue by Activity, 2007-2017, % of Total
Table 6: Primary Business Segments: Sales Breakdown, 2014-2017, Rs in Lacs
Table 7: Cigarette & Tobacco Products: Sales Breakdown, 2010-2017, Rs millions
Table 8: GPI - Consolidated Profit & Loss Account, 2010-2017, Rs in Lacs
Table 9: GPI - Domestic & International Cigarette Sales, 2000-2016, Billion Pieces
Table 10: India - Market Size, Company Volume, Billion Pieces, 2000-2016
Table 11: India - Competitor Market Shares (%), 2000-2016
Table 12: GPI - Major Export Brands
Table 13: GPI - Export Value by Product, 2009/10-2016/17, Rs Million
Table 14: GPI - Cigarette Export Value, 2009/10-2016/17, Rs Million
List of Figures
Figure 1: Methodology 31
Figure 2: GlobalData at a Glance 33

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