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The Market for Tobacco in Russia Increased Between 2001-2006, Growing at an Average Annual Rate of 3.3%

DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov 07, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of Tobacco in Russia to 2011 to their offering.

This databook is a detailed information resource covering all the key data points on Tobacco in Russia. It includes comprehensive value volume segmentation and market share data. The databook supplies actual data to 2006 and full forecasts to 2011.

Scope of this title: Contains information on 4 categories: Chewing tobacco, Cigars and Cigarillos, Cigarettes and Loose tobacco. Provides market value, volume, expenditure and consumption data by market, segment and sub-segment. Includes company and brand share data by categories.

Highlights of this title The market for Tobacco in Russia increased between 2001-2006, growing at an average annual rate of 3.3%. The leading company in the market in 2006 was Altria Group, Inc. The second-largest player was British American Tobacco plc with Gallaher Group Plc in third place.

Reasons to order your copy Discover the major quantitative trends affecting the Tobacco markets. Understand consumer's consumption and expenditure patterns. Understand the future direction of the market with reliable historical data and full five year forecasting.

Chapters Chapter 1 - Executive summary Chapter 2 - Introduction Chapter 3 - Russia tobacco - market overview Chapter 4 - Leading company profiles Chapter 5 - Category analysis - cigars and cigarillos Chapter 6 - Category analysis - cigarettes Chapter 7 - Category analysis - loose tobacco Chapter 8 - Country comparison Chapter 9 - New product development Chapter 10 - Russia socioeconomic profile Chapter 11 - Russia macroeconomic profile Chapter 12 - Research methodology Chapter 13 - Appendix 90 Tables and 26 Figures accompany this report Companies mentioned: - British American Tobacco plc - Japan Tobacco Inc.

- Altria Group, Inc.

- Gallaher Group Plc For more information visit Source: Datamonitor SOURCE: Research and Markets Ltd.

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