Smokeless Tobacco in Japan

Date: June 21, 2013
Pages: 15
US$ 990.00
Publisher: Euromonitor International Ltd
Report type: Strategic Report
Delivery: E-mail Delivery (PDF)
ID: S9D06F34F09EN

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Chewing tobacco and snuff have never been popular in Japan. Although it is legal to sell smokeless tobacco in the country, its distribution is limited to certain tobacco specialists. Chewing tobacco is often socially unacceptable in Japanese society and thus the category remained insignificant in 2012. Snuff is also negligible, but Japan Tobacco’s Zero Style brand is available. Unlike regular snuff present in other countries, Zero Style is unique in its smoking design. Users place tobacco...

Euromonitor International's Smokeless Tobacco in Japan report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2008-2012, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be the new legislative, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2017 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Chewing Tobacco, Snuff.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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  • Get a detailed picture of the Smokeless Tobacco market;
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  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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New Product Developments
Summary 1 Smokeless tobacco - New Product Launches
Executive Summary
Volume Sales of Cigarettes Register A Slight Increase in 2012
Menthol Flavour Continues To Lead the Cigarette Category
Japan Tobacco Regains Some Share But Does Not Reach Pre-earthquake Levels
Economy Brands Continue To Demonstrate Strong Growth
Mild Seven Is Expected To Undergo Major Brand Renewal in 2013
Operating Environment
Summary 2 Legislation Summary at a Glance
Country-specific Legislation
Minimum Legal Smoking Age
Smoking Prevalence
Tar Levels
Health Warnings
Advertising and Sponsorship
Point-of-sale Display Bans
Smoking in Public Places
Low Ignition Propensity (lip) Regulation
'reduced Harm'
Electronic Cigarettes
Death by Cause
  Table 1 Death by Cause 2008-2012
Taxation and Pricing
Duty Paid Packet Marks
Taxation Rates
  Table 2 Taxation and Duty Levies 2007-2012
Average Cigarette Pack Price Breakdown
  Table 3 Average Cigarette Pack Price Breakdown: Brand Examples
Illicit Trade in Cigarettes
Market Indicators
  Table 4 Illicit Trade Estimate of Cigarettes: Volume 2007-2012
Market Data
  Table 5 Sales of Tobacco by Category: Volume 2007-2012
  Table 6 Sales of Tobacco by Category: Value 2007-2012
  Table 7 Sales of Tobacco by Category: % Volume Growth 2007-2012
  Table 8 Sales of Tobacco by Category: % Value Growth 2007-2012
  Table 9 Forecast Sales of Tobacco by Category: Volume 2012-2017
  Table 10 Forecast Sales of Tobacco by Category: Value 2012-2017
  Table 11 Forecast Sales of Tobacco by Category: % Volume Growth 2012-2017
  Table 12 Forecast Sales of Tobacco by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Summary 3 Research Sources
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