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Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the tobacco industry. We monitor and analyse industry trends in Tobacco globally, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” down to specific category levels. Categories in tobacco include:

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Country Report

Tobacco in Egypt

Following a series of tax hikes introduced since 2010, the cigarette industry in Egypt saw retail volume sales decline for a number of years. 2013, however, marked a return to growth as controls over illicit trade were tightened and consumers ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Egypt

In 2013, smoking tobacco continued to benefit from the legislation introduced in 2010 which caused prices of cigarettes to rise, with a growing number of smokers switching to or increasing shisha smoking. Even though taxation of smoking tobacco was ...

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Cigarettes in Egypt

Following a decline in 2012, retail volume sales recovered in 2013 and posted a 3% gain during the year. On the one hand, this was due to the government taking stronger measures against illicit trade, which has risen in Egypt since the uprising as ...

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Cigars in Egypt

Similar to the trends witnessed in cigarettes, cigars have also been affected by the significant increase in taxation towards the middle of the review period, causing unit prices to surge and retail volume sales to decline. Following steady growth ...

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Cigars in Portugal

Although the cigar category in Portugal is developing dynamically, it remains a small niche in terms of total tobacco sales. Many consumers still regard cigars as expensive items to be smoked only on special occasions rather than on an everyday ...

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Cigarettes in Portugal

Legislation remains a major factor influencing the performance of cigarettes in Portugal. The government tends to introduce taxation hikes annually, chiefly in January. Taxes were increased in January 2013 as well as January 2014. In 2013, the excise...

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Tobacco in Portugal

Continuing economic stagnation, weak discretionary incomes and high unemployment all had a negative impact on the Portuguese tobacco industry in 2013. To compound this, tax increases and legislative restrictions continued to make life difficult for ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Portugal

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. ...

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Company Profile

Philip Morris International Inc in Tobacco

PMI, the largest of the international tobacco companies and with the strongest brand portfolio, including brands such as Marlboro and L&M, is responding to the challenge of falling cigarettes volumes in all regions by investing heavily in brand ...

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Cigars in Finland

In Finland, cigar smoking (excluding cigarillos) is not overtly common. Most often it is enjoyed at festive occasions or after a special meal. Cigars are indeed considered luxury items in Finland and much connected to the urban lifestyle. However, ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Finland

While pipe tobacco has remained a niche category in Finland with a small but rather loyal customer base of older male consumers; RYO tobacco dominates smoking tobacco in Finland, accounting for 98% of the total volume sales in 2013. The main ...

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Cigarettes in Finland

Cigarettes saw a 2% volume decline in 2013. High prices, a rather bleak economic situation, which encouraged many to quit the expensive habit as well as the ongoing health trend undermined volume demand for cigarettes in Finland in 2013. The decline ...

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Tobacco in Finland

The market for tobacco products in Finland saw another year of declining volume sales for cigarettes and smoking tobacco in 2013. However, the decline was less pronounced than in 2012, when the tax raise reduced demand more than in any year of the ...

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Cigars in Greece

Cigar smoking in Greece was traditionally a habit of the affluent or a means of showing off among male consumers from lower socio-economic groups. However, this tradition has changed as a result of the recession. Only the very affluent could afford ...

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Tobacco in Greece

Volume sales of tobacco products in Greece continued to decline in 2013. This was partly the result of ever more Greeks quitting smoking, mainly due to the fact that they can no longer afford it, but was also due to rising health awareness and ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Greece

Pipe tobacco is generally preferred by older Greek smokers and is considered a habit of the past. For younger smokers, pipes are seen as old-fashioned, with demand for pipe tobacco therefore declining further in 2013. The closure of many specialist ...

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Cigarettes in Greece

The illicit trade of cigarettes in Greece continued to thrive in 2013, resulting in huge losses for tobacco manufacturers. There were three types of products available on the black market, these being regular branded products which have been ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Venezuela

By tradition, it is not common to see Venezuelans using pipe tobacco, being mostly adopted by older men from high-income segments. Therefore, it is considered a declining practice, especially taking into account the marked absence of both domestic ...

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Cigarettes in Venezuela

Over the review period, cigarettes experienced a drop in volume sales at the same time illicit trade continued to grow. The price difference existing between economy brands of cigarettes and illicit products was so significant that there was a huge ...

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Cigars in Venezuela

By tradition, cigar smoking is regarded a practice in upper-income groups, especially amongst men over 30 years of age. Over the review period, it has been detected that this practice has boomed, with cigar and wine tastings taking place in key ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Venezuela

Chimó, the only type of other chewing tobacco available in the country, has a long tradition in Venezuela, being one of the first chewable tobaccos known in the world. It has its origin in the region of Los Andes, being prepared by indigenous groups....

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Tobacco in Venezuela

The tobacco industry continued to see a fall-back in volume sales as the result of limited product offerings in cigars, caused by increasing trade restrictions, and growth in the illicit trade of cigarettes. In spite of the efforts made by ...

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Cigarettes in Colombia

Despite government efforts to curb smuggling, the illicit trade in cigarettes continued to grow in Colombia in 2013, with volume sales of contraband products increasing by 5% on 2012. Most contraband cigarettes sold in the country are produced in ...

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Cigars in Colombia

Low quality homemade cigars known as chicotes are still widely consumed in Colombia. They are especially popular among farmers, elderly people and lower income consumers. The popularity of chicotes has historically restricted demand for commercially ...

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Tobacco in Colombia

Growth in total tobacco current value sales in Colombia in 2013 was marginal, and smoking tobacco was the only one of the three main categories to post growth in retail volume sales. The development of the entire market continued to be undermined by ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Colombia

Smoking tobacco remained by far the smallest and most underdeveloped of the three main tobacco categories in Colombia in 2013. It was dominated by pipe tobacco, with demand for RYO tobacco products remaining negligible. Due to the relatively low cost...

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Smokeless Tobacco in the United Kingdom

Within smokeless tobacco, only nasal snuff and chewing tobacco are permitted for sale in the UK. Tobacco that is placed under the upper lip, such as snus, is banned by Article 8 of EU Directive 2001/37/EC, although it is not illegal to possess or ...

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Tobacco in the United Kingdom

With the exception of RYO tobacco, tobacco volume sales continued to decline in the UK in 2013. Sales continued to be hit by rising costs, duties, health and wellbeing considerations and a general development towards considering smoking as a less ...

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Cigarettes in the United Kingdom

Cigarette volume sales in the UK continued to decline in 2013. This can be attributed to a range of factors, including the rollout of the display ban in 2012, the fact that smoking as a habit is being increasingly seen as unsociable and a reduction ...

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Cigars in the United Kingdom

The shift from cigars to cigarillos continued in 2013. Cigar smoking has been heavily hit since 2007, which saw the introduction of a smoking ban in public places, including restaurants and bars. As such, cigar smokers face the tough choice between ...

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Smoking Tobacco in the United Kingdom

While traditionally smoking tobacco was a niche, targeting pipe smokers and offering RYO tobacco as a cheap format for low-income consumers, more recently RYO tobacco has experienced a very fortunate period in the UK as it has benefited from ...

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Tobacco in Switzerland

The smoking ban in public places and strict tobacco legislation made it much harder and more uncomfortable for smokers. The anti-smoking campaigns run by the government, the medical establishment and lobby groups raised awareness of the health risks ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Switzerland

The rising popularity of RYO tobacco continued unabated in 2013. The tax increments introduced on RYO tobacco in 2012 came into force on 1 April 2013. This was carried out with the intention of bringing RYO tobacco taxes in line with cigarette taxes ...

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Cigarettes in Switzerland

The smoking ban in public places and the strict tobacco legislation made it much harder and more uncomfortable for smokers. The anti-smoking campaigns run by the government, the medical establishment and lobby groups raised awareness of the health ...

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Cigars in Switzerland

Smoking cigars and cigarillos has a long history in Switzerland, with the stereotypical public image of cigars tending to involve premium hand-rolled products smoked by middle-aged and elderly men, whilst cigarillos are purchased mainly by younger ...

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Tobacco in Chile

In January 2013, the Chilean Congress modified the existing tobacco legislation to include measures which came into effect in March 2013. The most significant change was the prohibition of smoking in all enclosed public spaces. The legislation also ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Chile

Consumers of pipe tobacco in Chile tend to be middle-aged or older high-income male consumers while RYO tobacco is mostly in demand among young consumers and it is commonly consumed on college campuses. Although these products are aimed at different ...

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Cigarettes in Chile

Due principally to the ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces, retail volume sales of cigarettes declined sharply in 2013. The size of cigarettes in retail volume terms (number of sticks) decreased in 2013 to its lowest level since 2004 as ...

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Cigars in Chile

Consumption of cigars remained low in Chile in 2013 due to the extremely high retail pricing of cigars and, to a lesser extent, cigarillos, which makes them unaffordable to the majority of Chilean consumers. Although there have been various attempts ...

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Global Briefing

The Shift to the Functional: Has the Pleasure Gone Out of Tobacco?

More and more tobacco use is in “inferior volumes” (economy cigarettes, RYO and illicit trade) particularly in developed markets. Driven by restrictive regulation and regular price increases, this denotes an irreversible shift to consumption ...

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Tobacco Global Briefings

This subscription includes every Global Briefing published in the last year and in the next 12 months. It also gives you global and regional market size and share statistics, profiles of the top global companies and articles on industry trends.

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Passport Tobacco Americas

All current Tobacco data and analysis for 15 North and Latin American countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, advanced data modelling tools, reports, plus competitor insight, historic and forecast data, breaking news and more

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Passport Tobacco Asia Pacific and Australasia

All current Tobacco data and analysis for 18 Asia Pacific and Australasia countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, advanced data modelling tools, reports, plus competitor insight, historic and forecast data, breaking news and more

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Passport Tobacco Eastern Europe

All current Tobacco data and analysis for 18 Eastern European countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, advanced data modelling tools, reports, plus competitor insight, historic and forecast data, breaking news and more

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Passport Tobacco Middle East and Africa

All current Tobacco data and analysis for 12 Middle East and African countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, advanced data modelling tools, reports, plus competitor insight, historic and forecast data, breaking news and more

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Passport Tobacco Western Europe

All current Tobacco data and analysis for 17 Western European countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, advanced data modelling tools, reports, plus competitor insight, historic and forecast data, breaking news and more

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Passport Tobacco Global

All of our data and analysis for Tobacco in 80 countries. Includes 16 years of comparable data, advanced modelling tools, global and regional analysis, company profiles, strategic briefings, articles, datagraphics, videos and podcasts.

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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

Country Report

Tobacco in Kenya

The tobacco industry in Kenya has seen a rapid shift in terms of consumer behaviour and trends. While the sale of cigarette sticks continue to decline due to increased prices and general public awareness campaigns against tobacco, the use of ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Kenya

RYO tobacco consumption in Kenya and pipe tradition is not common practice. RYO constitutes a segment of illicit trade from unbranded tobacco that is obtained from the tobacco leaf market and its actual value cannot be ascertained.

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