The global outlook series on Tobacco provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. An easy guide to What, Why, When, How, Where, and Who of an industry, the report offers a birdís eye view of the global Tobacco industry. Annotated with 42 information-rich tables presenting market data findings, and analytical research projections, the entire discussion builds a macro-level perception of the industry in its totality (regional & global). The global market discussion offers insights into selective cigarette trends/issues, taut regulatory restrictions, health risks, and incisive insights into players, and competition (leading players ranked by sales, and production volumes, top cigarettes/tobacco brands ranked by retail sales, and sales of tobacco products by retail/distribution channels, among others). The report also includes a quantitative evaluation of consumer/demographic/household purchasing patterns, and tobacco addiction statistics. Also included is a compilation of major mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. The report offers a regional-level market discussion of major countries such as US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Portugal), Asia-Pacific (China, India, Indonesia, South Korea), and Latin America (Brazil, Cuba). Discussion on the US market is richly detailed with descriptive, and statistical information. The report provides an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory lists the addresses, and contact details of 184 companies worldwide.