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"Tobacco Company Profile - Gudang Garam", is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends for Gudang Garam.

Gudang Garam is one of the largest kretek (clove cigarette) manufacturers in Indonesia, currently ranking second. It does not compete in the white cigarette sector, but holds 23.1% share of the overall cigarette market in Indonesia, which is dominated by kreteks and is one of the largest cigarette markets in the world.Gudang Garam’s former chairman, Rachman Halim, who had led the company since 1985, died in July 2008, giving rise to speculation that the company may be sold. However, it has remained under the majority-control of PT Suryaduta Investama, a family-controlled investment vehicle, with no indication that it will be sold off.

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  • 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.
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  • 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.


  • The company used to have a manufacturing facility in Malaysia, but is now wholly based in Indonesia.
  • The company’s overall sales volume stood at 77.1 billion pieces in 2016, equivalent to a 1.4% share of the global market for cigarettes.
  • Gudang Garam is also one of Indonesia’s leading exporters of kreteks. Export volumes rose to a peak of 7.4 billion pieces in 2008, but subsequently fell back, to 4.1 billion pieces, in 2016.

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