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Cigarettes in China

With further price optimisation in cigarettes, economy products saw a further decline in share to the benefit of both mid-priced and premium products. For example, Guangdong Shuangxi continued to raise the prices of its core products from around ...

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Cigars in China

Unlike cigarettes, which are very common in China, cigars have a much more limited consumer base, although due to the further penetration of Western lifestyles and increasing incomes, more consumers are becoming willing to try them. However, in ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in China

Smokeless tobacco sales remained negligible in 2013 due to a lack of willingness on the part of smokers to kick the smoking tobacco habit and limited product knowledge. Generally, Chinese smokers do not stop smoking completely, but instead try to ...

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Smoking Tobacco in China

Due to its small consumer base, smoking tobacco remained insignificant in China in 2013. Both RYO tobacco and pipe tobacco are purchased by a niche group of consumers, either high-income earners with sophisticated tastes or those looking for cheap ...

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Tobacco in China

Tobacco in China, dominated by cigarettes, witnessed a further decelerating trend in volume in 2013. This can be attributed to cigarettes’ high level of maturity and rising health awareness among Chinese smokers. On the whole, the general public are ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Pakistan

Consumption of smokeless tobacco in Pakistan developed from the ancient South Asian tradition of using betel nuts. Initially, Pakistanis mainly consumed paan, although gutkha subsequently appeared. This is an unpackaged product that handmade from a ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Pakistan

Pakistan has a huge number of smoking tobacco consumers. This consumption is common both in urban and rural areas. In rural areas, people smoke hukkah (or hookah) – water pipes or sheesha which use unprocessed tobacco. However, in urban areas there ...

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Cigarettes in Pakistan

Pakistan is one of the many countries where illicit cigarettes are traded in huge volume. The situation has not improved, despite the presence of regulations and laws that restrict such trade. The presence of such laws points to the lack of ...

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Cigars in Pakistan

The market for cigars is very small in Pakistan given the huge numbers of smokers in the country. It is limited to a small market niche which consists of people from upper-income classes who live in urban cities like Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. ...

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Tobacco in Pakistan

Volume sales of cigarettes continued to drop in 2013 due to rising awareness of health risks and continued sales of illicit cigarettes continued to hamper the growth of legal sales. Manufacturers continued to introduce new brands of cigarettes and ...

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Cigars in Germany

Cigar and cigarillo (excluding eco-cigarillos) smoking has a long history in Germany but has suffered from the public smoking bans in the foodservice channel and other public places, which were imposed in 2007 and later. The inability to smoke within...

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Tobacco in Germany

Tobacco sales in Germany are partly dependent on the weather, with restrictions on where one can smoke related to the public smoking bans. In the first quarter of 2013, the winter lasted until mid-March. This led to a strong decline in the volume ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Germany

Smokeless tobacco is a niche in Germany, with the majority of products having no recognisable sales largely due to EU law or a lack of tradition for consuming such products. Within smokeless tobacco, the only product with any meaningful presence up ...

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Cigarettes in Germany

Cigarettes in Germany saw a steep fall in 2013, both in terms of volume and value sales. Retail volume sales fell to 79.6 billion sticks, down 5% on the previous year. According to trade contacts, the cold winter was the main cause of the decline. Up...

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Smoking Tobacco in Germany

Smoking tobacco registered a minimal decline in volume sales in 2013, this being a consequence of the very cold weather during the first quarter which made it uncomfortable to smoke outdoors. The decline in the smoking population and the third round ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Algeria

Pipe and RYO tobacco are not traditional products in Algeria. Pipes used to be smoked by the older male population but the habit has been disappearing. Water pipe, shisha or renguila is a trend imported from the Middle East and considered fashionable...

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Cigarettes in Algeria

In 2013, cigarettes posted volume growth of 4% and current value growth of 9%. Cigarette smoking remained fashionable among youths and was also seen as a type of emancipation for women, albeit only in urban areas. In addition, widespread disregard of...

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Cigars in Algeria

There is no tradition for cigar and cigarillo smoking in Algeria, with smokers preferring cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. The presence of cigars is limited to the domestic production of two brands, Targui and Rumel, from state-owned company SNTA, ...

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Tobacco in Algeria

All tobacco categories, with the exception of cigars, continued to see positive growth in 2013 following a rise in the smoking population. Due to a lack of enforcement of smoking bans and fines not being handed out to those caught smoking where they ...

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Cigarettes in Uruguay

Though mostly unnoticed due to the ban on advertising, Abal Hnos (Philip Morris International or PMI) launched Ice Ball, a low-tar menthol capsule cigarette. The company continues in its efforts to increase its shares bringing innovation to the ...

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Cigars in Uruguay

In Uruguay there is not a tradition of smoking cigars and cigarillos and with the exception of some high-income consumers who do smoke cigars regularly, the vast majority of cigars and cigarillos consumers are occasional smokers. The traditionally ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Uruguay

Pipe smoking is not a widely spread tradition in Uruguay and it has not been affected by the anti-tobacco legislation bans as pipes are usually smoked at home where the bans are not applicable. The category remains one of the smallest by volume in ...

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Tobacco in Uruguay

Once again and despite the government’s efforts to fight tobacco and especially to curb down cigarette smoking, 2013 showed an increase, even if moderate, of cigarette volume sales. A very small increase in the total number of smokers, the constant ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Israel

Flavoured pipe tobacco for water pipe smoking - widely known as ‘Nargilla’ - has been very popular in Israel for years, among both teenagers and adults. Water pipes are used to smoke special fruit-flavoured tobacco, and are usually smoked in groups. ...

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Cigarettes in Israel

In May 2013, the Minister of Finance signed an executive order regarding an immediate tax increase on all tobacco products as part of the national budget estimate for 2013/2014. The tax rate on cigarettes was raised from a minimum of NIS12.17 per ...

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Cigars in Israel

There is no established cigar smoking tradition in Israel. The cigar smoking trend, especially among those from Cuba and other South American countries, has been popularised over the years as more consumers were exposed to the culture and practice ...

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Tobacco in Israel

After raising taxation on tobacco twice in 2012, the Ministry of Finance acted again in May 2013, raising taxation on the import and purchasing of all tobacco products - cigarettes, cigars and smoking tobacco. The unit prices of nearly all products ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Indonesia

Smokeless tobacco products such as chewing tobacco and snuff remained non-existent during the review period. These products are not popular and consumers of tobacco are unfamiliar with the presence of these products outside of the country.

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Cigarettes in Indonesia

‘Kretek’ or clove-blended cigarettes remain the most popular type of cigarette in Indonesia. The three main players of cigarettes in Indonesia, Gudang Garam Tbk PT, HM Sampoerna Tbk PT and Djarum PT, stick to their roots and continue to manufacture ...

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Cigars in Indonesia

Cigars in Indonesia are status symbols; they are mostly consumed by middle- and upper-income smokers due to their high prices compared with cigarettes. Brought by the Dutch, cigar smoking is slowly gaining a consumer base not only from foreigners, ...

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Tobacco in Indonesia

New regulations pressing the tobacco industry are not stopping growth. 2013’s positive growth shows that price increases and bans from the new ruling have had a soft impact on consumption. Whilst cigarettes dominate tobacco, cigars have also shown an...

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Smoking Tobacco in Indonesia

Using smoking tobacco in pipes known as “nyangklong”, and RYO cigarettes or “tingwe”, have a long presence in Indonesia. While there is no exact data of when the tradition of pipe smoking and RYO cigarettes entered Indonesia, this tradition has been ...

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Cigars in Bolivia

Bolivians have not developed the tradition of smoking cigars. The main consumers of these products were probably exposed to them when travelling to other countries and belong mainly to high-income households. Artisanal cigars that have no brand name ...

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Tobacco in Bolivia

Due to legislative changes, companies were forced to introduce packages with health messages and graphic warnings. To counteract the effect of these measures, companies launched a variety of brands that offered consumers new flavoured cigarettes. As ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Bolivia

There is no tradition of smoking pipe or RYO tobacco in Bolivia. However, during the review period, water pipe tobacco was introduced. This product is mainly smoked on-trade but there are consumers that purchase it for home consumption. Hookah type ...

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Cigarettes in Bolivia

Regulation approved during the review period to reduce the consumption of tobacco in Bolivia is not strongly enforced. As a result, cigarettes continue to post healthy rates of growth and consumers continue to get used to measures applied. Initially ...

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Cigarettes in Slovenia

With the ongoing economic crisis in Slovenia, consumer price sensitivity continued to increase, forcing manufacturers to rethink their business strategies. As the shift towards cheaper smoking tobacco continued, many found it unavoidable not to offer...

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Cigars in Slovenia

There was no tradition of cigar smoking in Slovenia in 2013 and the market remained underdeveloped. First attempts to introduce cigars to Slovenian consumers came in 1990s when importer Cyan started to expand its offer. However, cigars in Slovenia ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Slovenia

There was no long tradition of smoking tobacco consumption in Slovenia and such products were instead used by small number of individuals who preferred the taste and lower price in comparison to cigarettes. However, growing price difference between ...

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Tobacco in Slovenia

The three main categories of tobacco in Slovenia had different performances in 2013. Due to the large price gap between prices of cigarettes and smoking tobacco, increasing number of price-sensitive consumers are looking for cheaper brands or ...

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Cigarettes in Norway

The negative volume growth of 7% in 2013 did not come as a big shock to put it mildly. The negative focus on smoking coupled with more regulations, excise taxes and the stigma smokers have in Norway, creates nothing but room for decline within ...

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Cigars in Norway

Cigarillos and cigars have mostly been a small part of the smoking landscape in Norway because of the high taxes on both. Being mostly regarded as luxury products, cigars and cigarillos has rather been enjoyed by small groups of people and on festive...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Norway

With the exception of Sweden, there is no other country in the world with the same per capita consumption of smokeless tobacco. In Norway, the consumption of smokeless tobacco was at its highest around the beginning of the 20th century to the 1930s –...

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Smoking Tobacco in Norway

In Norway, RYO tobacco was actually the preferred tobacco from the 1960s all the way to the late-90s, when cigarettes captured the smoking throne. In 1974-75, per capita consumption was 1.3kg; about 10 times that of 2013. As late as 1999, Norway had ...

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Tobacco in Norway

Although RYO tobacco and cigarettes were faced with decline in volume and current value terms, the volume and value increases within Swedish-style snus, generated negligible growth for tobacco in 2013. Snus generates around a quarter of the total ...

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Cigarettes in Romania

Charcoal filters was the main trend of 2013 since during this period the number of brands with this filtering system increased. This trend is in line with a change in lifestyle that makes people more demanding regarding the quality, safety and ...

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Cigars in Romania

The tradition of cigars/cigarillos in Romania was linked to the country’s recent history. While before World War II wealthy business people and high society consumed these products, during Communism, cigars and cigarillos were banned since they were ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Romania

RYO tobacco and pipe tobacco were never very popular in Romania, with smokers usually preferring more traditional cigarettes. However, pipe smoking is a tradition starting at the beginning of the 20th century, which was always associated with the ...

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Tobacco in Romania

Tobacco continued to see healthy value growth in 2013 although it was lower than the double-digit CAGR of the review period. While cigarettes had the weakest value performance in 2013, cigars and smoking tobacco had strong double-digit value growth, ...

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Cigars in Japan

In Japan, cigars has long been regarded as a luxury item, which more often than not is purchased by affluent consumers as well as by just male consumers. Cigar bars do exist but are limited only in metropolitan areas such as Tokyo and Osaka. Cigars ...

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