Tobacco in South Korea industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the South Korea tobacco market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
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The tobacco market consists of the retail sale of cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos, smokeless tobacco, and smoking tobacco.
The South Korean tobacco market had total revenues of $8,148.0m in 2015, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -2% between 2011 and 2015.
Market consumption volumes declined with a CARC of -6.2% between 2011 and 2015, to reach a total of 69.8 million pieces in 2015.
In January 2015 cigarette prices increased by approximately KRW2,000 driven by taxes and this seriously dented sales in the first quarter of 2015 (down 35.1%) followed by a more moderate decrease towards later part in the year.