Cigarettes in Japan, 2018

Cigarettes in Japan, 2018

  • GlobalData
  • February 2018
  • Tobacco Products
  • 85 pages

Report Description

Cigarettes in Japan, 2018


"Cigarettes in Japan, 2018", is an analytical report by GlobalData which provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Japanese market.

While Japan is one of the largest markets for cigarettes in the world, demand has been in continuous decline since 1998. Per capita consumption levels remain relatively high by global standards but they have fallen consistently from 1999 to 2016.

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 recent developments of the manufacturers, leading brands along with company profiles.
- Regulations, taxation, retail pricing, smoking habit and the growing health concerns affecting overall production.
- Prospects and forecasts of overall sales and consumption for 2017 to 2027.


- A large tax increase of 40.0%, effective from October 2010, pushed consumption further downwards.
- The incidence of smoking among Japanese males is very high relative to comparable economies, but has been steadily declining.
- Japan Tobacco retains a legal monopoly over cigarette production in Japan and remains the dominant supplier.
- GlobalData thus remains pessimistic about the long-term prospects for the cigarette market. Volumes are set to fall by around a third between 2017 and 2027.

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 market dynamics of the Japanese 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.

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Table of Contents
1. Overview 5
2. Market Size 6
3. Market Structure 12
4. Manufacturers & Brands 17

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