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Global Briefing

Global Tobacco: Key Findings Part 2 – OTP, Alternatives and Corporate Strategy

Growing smoking populations in China and other populous developing markets, plus the pricing strength of international brands, have kept the global tobacco market robust in spite of falling cigarette volumes in many developed markets, exacerbated by ...

Mar 2014 | US$2,000 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Tobacco Legislation

Tobacco control legislation has long aimed to reduce the number of smokers in the world through high taxation and public smoking bans, though recent legislation has been aimed squarely at reducing manufacturers’ ability to make a profit – by ...

Feb 2014 | US$2,000 | Pages: 53 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in Saudi Arabia

The rapidly growing health care system and increased government efforts has encouraged a significant rise in health awareness in Saudi Arabia. Private businesses have also started awareness campaigns to discourage smoking, concentrating on the ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Saudi Arabia

The cigar category in Saudi Arabia is still niche due to very little information and consumer awareness of the different types of cigars. This is gradually changing and premium handmade cigars (mostly imported from Cuba) are enjoying growth. This is ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in Saudi Arabia

All tobacco categories continued to show impressive growth despite the public smoking ban enacted in August 2012 among other legislative obstacles. The young population, peer pressure as well as innovative products by leading companies contributed to...

Feb 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 41 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smokeless Tobacco in Saudi Arabia

Smokeless tobacco products were not widely available in Saudi Arabia in 2012, and are unlikely to enter the market over the forecast period. Similar products are available, though they are not made of tobacco. Khat, sometimes spelled ‘Qat’ and Shamma...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 11 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in Saudi Arabia

The consumer base for RYO tobacco is small in Saudi Arabia. In 2012, RYO tobacco continued to decline with volume and value sales down by 5%.

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Tobacco in Western Europe

The future of the global industry might be epitomised in Western Europe, where once powerful smoking cultures are shrinking, with cigarette volumes driven down by higher prices, public smoking bans, greater health consciousness and the practice of ...

Feb 2014 | US$2,000 | Pages: 62 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in Hong Kong, China

A new tobacco tax was introduced in June 2011and the HK$10 increase in average unit price per pack of 20 led to a decline in retail volume sales for cigarettes in 2011 and 2012. Retail value sales increased in 2012, having benefited from the unit ...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 42 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smokeless Tobacco in Hong Kong, China

Sales of smokeless tobacco remained negligible in 2012. The demand for smokeless tobacco is expected to remain insignificant over the forecast period.

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 12 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in Hong Kong, China

Sales of smokling tobacco remained negligible in 2012. The demand for smoking tobacco is expected to remain insignificant over the forecast period.

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 12 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in Hong Kong, China

Implementation of the new increased tobacco tax in 2011 brought volume sales of cigarettes down in all categories in 2012. There were also more smokers quitting smoking or trying to smoke less, especially amongst consumers with lower incomes. This ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Hong Kong, China

Global cigar/cigarillos brands are more appealing to Hong Kong customers since the global reputation creates a more prestigious image for brands and customers have more knowledge about that. In addition, local consumers as well as mainland shoppers ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 19 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Belgium

Belgium has a long tradition of cigar smoking, in particular standard cigars and cigarillos. Belgium is one of the biggest consumers of cigarillos in Europe. The country used to be an important cigar producer. The cigars category in Belgium is ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 25 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in Belgium

In spite of slightly declining smoking prevalence and declining annual disposable incomes, which especially affected low- to middle-income consumers and forced them to smoke less, sales of cigarettes in Belgium saw robust volume growth in 2012. The ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in Belgium

With smoking prevalence slightly declining, the main factor which boosted sales of tobacco in Belgium in 2012, especially cigarettes, was cross-border trade. In fact, whilst on average prices in Belgium are higher than in most European countries, ...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 50 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in Belgium

Whereas pipe smoking is a habit characteristic of older people in Belgium, RYO tobacco used to be limited to the poorer consumer base. Belgium has always been more of a cigarette smoking country. However, since the economic crisis RYO tobacco has ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Australia

Cigars are generally considered to be luxury items in Australia, as well as a status symbol and a sign of wealth. Unlike cigarettes, cigars are not considered everyday items. Rather, cigars are consumed less frequently and are often given as gifts. ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in Australia

Tobacco in Australia grew by 2% in current value terms to be valued at A$12 billion in 2012. The growth in current value terms was due largely to increases in excise taxes and was achieved despite volume declines and economisation amongst ...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 63 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smokeless Tobacco in Australia

The permanent ban on smokeless tobacco products came into effect in June 1991. This means that it is illegal to commercially import into or manufacture smokeless tobacco in Australia. Nonetheless, consumers are able to privately import smokeless ...

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Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in Australia

RYO tobacco is by far the most popular type of smoking tobacco in Australia, accounting for 1,829 tonnes of tobacco in 2012, while pipe tobacco accounted for 17 tonnes in 2012.

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 35 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in Australia

Cigarette volume sales declined by 3% in 2012 to 19 billion sticks. The decline in volume was attributed to a movement towards RYO products, thanks to the lower unit prices found in this category, and the impact of the anti-smoking lobby in ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 44 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in Switzerland

RYO tobacco is attracting a growing number of Swiss cigarette smokers who are looking for cheaper alternatives to cigarettes as the cost of maintaining a smoking habit continues to increase in Switzerland. Not only does one get more cigarettes for ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in Switzerland

Cigarette volume sales suffered in 2012 as a result of the smoking ban in public places which was introduced in Switzerland during 2010. In particular, the ban on smoking in all consumer foodservice outlets had a negative effect on consumption ...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 60 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in Switzerland

‘Natural’ and ‘organic’ are two buzzwords which are extremely popular in Switzerland and can be applied to virtually everything which Swiss consumers consume in their everyday lives. In order to target this trend, British American Tobacco (BAT) ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 40 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Switzerland

Cigarillos enjoy high popularity in Switzerland and large quantities of cigarillos are smoked by young people at the weekends in clubs and bars in all major Swiss cities. According to the Verband der Schweizer Zigarrenfabrikanten (Swiss trade ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 27 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in France

Cigarette sales fell further in 2012 in volume terms as a further tax increase of 6% in October 2012 put the purchase of a pack of cigarettes out of the financial reach for more consumers. Already impacted by a tough economic situation, consumers are...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 61 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in France

Retail volume sales of cigarettes declined by 6% in 2012. This situation can be explained mainly by a continued decline in consumer purchasing power and by a 6% price increase in October 2012, which brought the lowest price per pack of 20 cigarettes ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 40 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in France

In France, cigars and cigarillos are usually consumed after a meal or during social gatherings among friends. Traditionally, the majority of smokers of cigars and cigarillos in France are older males. While cigars tend to be consumed on special ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 30 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in France

RYO tobacco is traditionally popular among male smokers from lower-income groups. Usually, smokers choose RYO tobacco because of its taste, as well as the fact that it is perceived as more natural than cigarettes as it contains fewer chemicals. ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in Cameroon

Retail volume sales of cigarettes continued to decline in Cameroon during 2012, largely as a result of the activities of anti-smoking groups which are working to raise public awareness of the potential negative health impacts of smoking. ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Cameroon

Sales of cigars remained negligible in Cameroon during 2012. Cigars are sold exclusively at high-end hotels and there is little consistency in the stock which is available. In addition, cigars can occasionally be found for sale in districts where ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 12 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smokeless Tobacco in Cameroon

There is no evidence of demand for smokeless tobacco in Cameroon and no products from the category were available in the country at the end of the review period. The majority of Cameroonians remain unaware of the existence of smokeless tobacco. The ...

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Country Report

Tobacco in Cameroon

Sales of tobacco, particularly in the most popular cigarettes categories, continued to register negative growth in 2012 as downward growth remained the major trend in 2012. This occurred for two reasons: the high taxes imposed on the category in ...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 28 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in Spain

The Spanish economy entered a new phase of recession during 2012, which had a direct impact on the country’s tobacco industry. With unemployment affecting more than 25% of the active population, a large number of families are in a critical financial ...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 66 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in Spain

Traditionally in Spain, both RYO tobacco and pipe tobacco were consumed by adult men, often elderly men, with the majority of the country’s smokers leaning towards more modern and convenient products such as cigarettes. However, in recent years, RYO ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 37 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in Spain

The ongoing economic recession in Spain and the scant signs of genuine recovery in the short term have combined to result in substantial damage being caused to Spain’s tobacco industry in general, with cigarettes particularly negative affected. As ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 44 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Spain

Spain is one of the ten leading countries at global level in terms of per capita cigar consumption. The country has traditionally been a major cigar manufacturer and cigar consumption has been very high among Spaniards for generations. The main ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 35 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smokeless Tobacco in Morocco

Sales of smokeless tobacco remained insignificant in Morocco during 2012

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 13 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in Morocco

It is popular in Morocco for people to frequent shisha cafés in order to socialise and to share water pipes with their friends. However, the Moroccan authorities have banned smoking pipe tobacco in cafés as the inhabitants of neighbouring properties ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigarettes in Morocco

Morocco’s rapidly growing healthcare system and increased government efforts to improve public health in the country have resulted in a significant rise in health awareness in Morocco. Association Lalla Salma has also embarked on several major public...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 31 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Morocco

Cigars remains a niche category in Morocco due to the very low levels of information and limited consumer awareness of the different types of cigars which are available. Moroccan consumers tend to concentrate on standard cigars as the prices of these...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in Morocco

The positive growth recorded in tobacco in Morocco during 2012 was largely due to the increase in smoking prevalence in Morocco, which occurred despite the various strict anti-smoking measures enacted by the government. This contributed to the strong...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 48 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Tobacco in Pakistan

Rising awareness among the masses, financial constraints, illicit trade, the law and order situation and narrow margins affected volume sales of tobacco over the review period, with declining growth continuing in 2012. The controversial water pipe ...

Jan 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 43 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smokeless Tobacco in Pakistan

The ancient South Asian tradition of using betel nuts has propagated in Pakistan in the form of consumption of smokeless tobacco. The major consumption of such tradition is paan which inherit smokeless tobacco and subsequently modified form of it ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Smoking Tobacco in Pakistan

Tobacco usage has high prevalence in Pakistan. The consumption of cigarettes remains high throughout the country, including rural and urban areas. The consumption of unbranded ‘hookah’ is mostly observed in rural areas, however the tobacco used is ...

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Cigarettes in Pakistan

The legitimate cigarette volume sales fell by 5% in Pakistan in 2012. The major factor for the decrease in legtimate sales voluem is the demand in illicit trade has increased due to its affordability, accessibility and wide margin in comparison of ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 30 | Add to cart | View details

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Cigars in Pakistan

Pakistan’s cigar category is limited in comparison with smoking production as a whole in Pakistan. The majority of the category in dominated by cigars imported from different parts of the world. There is no specific legislation related to the sale of...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

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Cigarettes in Russia

Russian cigarettes started to witness a slowdown in growth prior to the anti-smoking law. Over the review period the category recorded a 0-2% decline in volume terms every year. This can be attributed to higher taxation, increased health awareness ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Pages: 44 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Cigars in Russia

The tradition of smoking cigars is not very common in Russia. Cigar smoking is not cheap and not for all smokers affordable fun. Cigar smoking is a kind of ritual, taking time in a quiet environment. Typically the cigar-smoking man is associated with...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Pages: 29 | Add to cart | View details
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