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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 Guatemala

Illicit trade remained a major problem in the Guatemalan tobacco market in 2013, most notably in the dominant category of cigarettes. Growth in illicit volume sales in this category was up on 2012, and stronger than growth in retail volume sales. ...

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Tobacco in Ecuador

There are two different cases to show how smoking habits of the younger population make a difference. The first is in cigarettes, where according to survey results from the National Council of Control of Psycotropic Substances minors have reduced ...

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Tobacco in Morocco

All tobacco categories continued to post positive growth in 2013 despite increased prices. The young population, peer pressure and innovative products from leading companies contributed to this growth. Pipe tobacco or shisha, which is an inherent ...

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Tobacco in Canada

The overall smoking prevalence in Canada continued to gradually decrease, although rates of decline flatlined somewhat as hardcore smokers sustained their habit. Nonetheless, an ageing population and ongoing health campaigns to draw attention to ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Canada

Smokeless tobacco fell by 3% in retail volume sales in 2013 reaching 266 tonnes. Different types of smokeless tobacco all suffered from loss more or less. In Canada, smokeless tobacco is niche offering limited products and an increasingly limited ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Canada

Overall in Canada, consumers are losing interest in smoking tobacco. Relevant products were difficult to find. The retail volume sales of smoking tobacco continued to decline in 2013 due to multiple factors – preference for more affordable and ...

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Cigarettes in Canada

The overall smoking prevalence in Canada continued to gradually decrease. However, smoking rates stagnated somewhat after years of strong decline. In 2013, the smoking prevalence decreased to 16%. In addition, according to the latest results from ...

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Cigars in Canada

Cigars declined by 2% in value and by 1% in volume sales in 2013, reaching 227 million sticks and C$666 million. Industry sources indicate that the ageing population and the preference for more affordable tobacco products, such as cigarettes, ...

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Cigarettes in Dominican Republic

A draconian fiscal austerity package implemented by the government since 1 January 2013 led to increases in absolutely all types of taxes collected by the government, including the elimination of valued added tax exemptions to many staple food items....

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Cigars in Dominican Republic

The tradition of cigar/cigarillos smoking in the Dominican Republic is a longstanding one. Since colonial times, tobacco is at the core of the Dominican economy. One reflection of that is that one of the only five tobacco factories in the whole ...

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Tobacco in Dominican Republic

On 1 January 2013, the Dominican government implemented the most draconian fiscal austerity package in recent history, which triggered the worst economic slowdown in a decade. A wide range of public spending cuts was implemented. All types of taxes, ...

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Tobacco in Croatia

2013 was a difficult year for the tobacco market in Croatia. This was especially the case for cigarettes. As the economy continues to decline without even a single year of growth since 2008, consumer expenditure is shrinking. On top of that there was...

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Smoking Tobacco in Croatia

The category of smoking tobacco did not have a strong presence in the Croatian market before the economic crisis. However, a sudden drop in disposable income has made many turn to cheaper alternatives to cigarettes, in the form of RYO tobacco. Apart ...

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Cigarettes in Croatia

Croatia has found itself in a difficult position with negative GDP rates since the beginning of the economic crisis. This has negatively affected unemployment and subsequently disposable income, which in turn has decreased demand for cigarettes. ...

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Cigars in Croatia

Traditionally speaking, Croatians are not strong consumers of cigars. These products were introduced on the market after the country’s independence in 1990. However, even though they have been present on the market for almost a quarter of a century, ...

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Cigars in Peru

In Peru, there is no tradition for cigar smoking. These products carry extremely high prices, which limit their consumer base mostly to high-income men and most products are only available in Lima, Peru’s capital. Moreover, cigars are considered a ...

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Tobacco in Peru

Volume sales of cigarettes declined moderately in 2013. This scenario is explained by three main factors. Firstly, improved enforcement of the law determined that consumers are effectively banned from smoking in public spaces. Secondly, awareness of ...

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Cigarettes in Peru

Retail volume sales decreased by 6% in 2013, basically for two main reasons. On the one hand, a better enforcement of the law regarding the ban on smoking in enclosed public areas determined that some consumers decreased the frequency of smoking. In ...

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Tobacco in Sweden

Swedes continue to prefer smokeless tobacco (snus) instead of other tobacco products, such as cigarettes, cigars and smoking tobacco, even though sales of cigarettes increased in 2013 due to temporary fluctuations. Smoking prevalence has been ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Sweden

Smokeless tobacco is clearly dominated by Swedish-style snus and its consumption has a long tradition in Sweden. Sweden has the largest per capita terms consumption of Swedish-style snus in the market. Swedish-style snus is legally sold in Norway (a ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Sweden

Swedes do not traditionally use smoking tobacco and this tobacco product has always been relatively limited in the country compared to cigarettes or snus. RYO tobacco has never reached the same popularity level that it has in many other European ...

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Cigarettes in Sweden

Due to increasing health awareness, efforts taken by the NGO A Non Smoking Generation, education on how harmful the use of cigarettes is and stricter regulations in the EU, smoking prevalence for the total adult population was just slightly above 13%...

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Cigars in Sweden

Sweden does not have any historic tradition of smoking cigars. Cigars, just like other tobacco products, are considered to be harmful for the health, which is one of the main reasons for poor development of the category in the country.

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Cigarettes in Denmark

E-cigarettes are rapidly gaining popularity and are emerging as a competitor to traditional cigarettes in Denmark. Usage increased particularly fast, by up to 50%, in 2013 where e-cigarettes’ smoking prevalence reached 3.4% equalling 200,000 adults. ...

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Cigars in Denmark

Denmark has a strong tradition of cigar smoking, which is partly linked to the country’s colonial past in the West Indies. It had the largest per capita consumption in the world in the 1960s when cigar smoking was common amongst both male and female ...

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Tobacco in Denmark

Despite smoking prevalence falling only marginally and looking to stabilise in 2013, tobacco volume sales declined heavily in both cigarettes, by far the largest category, and in smoking tobacco. Plus, total tobacco value sales declined considerably ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Denmark

Denmark, similar to Sweden, has a long tradition of producing and consuming smokeless tobacco. However, cigarettes became popular in 1950s and consumption of skrå (US-style chewing tobacco) decreased during the following 50 years. In 1997, smokeless ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Denmark

The Danes have a long history of smoking and growing tobacco dating back more than 300 years. In the 17th century, tobacco was cultivated in Denmark. One of the reasons for this was that it was costly to import tobacco from overseas and this made the...

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Cigarettes in Latvia

In Latvia, sales of cigarettes are strongly dependant on the performance of illegal sales. Unfortunately, illicit sales remained nearly unchanged in 2103, meaning that current government efforts to fight illicit trade and increase tax revenues from ...

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Cigars in Latvia

The development of cigars in Latvia could be tracked back to Soviet era, when Pogar cigarettes and cigar manufacturers started to produce cigars during World War II. However, regular Latvians remained unaware of cigars’ existence up until 1960s, when...

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Tobacco in Latvia

In 2013, no improvement in illicit trade was observed, as rates remained nearly unchanged in Latvia. As smuggling became centralised criminal activity, fighting it became a difficult challenge to the government. In cigarettes, illicit trade remained ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Latvia

Pipe tobacco has traditionally been popular amongst men aged over 40 who perceive pipe smoking as a hobby or an element of a certain lifestyle. Commonly, pipe smoking has romantic associations with famous books and film characters. Pipe tobacco is ...

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Cigarettes in Argentina

In May 2013, the Official Gazette of Argentina published the decree 602/2013, to reinforce the smoking ban regulations enacted in June 2011 in terms of the publicity, promotion and consumption of tobacco products. This decree also created a new ...

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Cigars in Argentina

Argentina does not have a strong tradition regarding cigar smoking, which is perceived by many as a luxury that only those who have a very strong economic position can afford. The habit of smoking cigars is associated with a gourmet experience and ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Argentina

There is very little tradition regarding pipe smoking or RYO smoking in Argentina, especially compared with the consumption of other tobacco products such as cigarettes. RYO tobacco consumption is associated with low-income consumers, mainly in the ...

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Tobacco in Argentina

Once again, the tobacco market dropped in 2013, registering the steepest decline in volume sales since 2004. Price was not the issue, considering that Argentina has some of the lowest prices in the world; the fall was mainly driven by consumption ...

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Tobacco in Estonia

Retail volume sales of tobacco remained relatively stable in 2013 as diminishment remained minimal in most categories. This was primarily a result of decreasing illicit trade which shifted previous smokers of illegal tobacco towards legal products. ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Estonia

According to article 24 in Estonian Tobacco Law, any other smokeless tobacco products besides chewing tobacco are prohibited in Estonia. Still, chewing tobacco is not sold in Estonia and is consumed by a marginal share of Estonians who purchase these...

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Smoking Tobacco in Estonia

Pipe tobacco is primarily used by elderly male consumers in Estonia who continue to follow tradition. Among younger smokers, however, it is very rarely used although the occurrence of hipster culture marginally improved the number of younger pipe ...

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Cigarettes in Estonia

Different from previous years, notable decline in consumption of cigarettes slowed in 2013. The relatively decent performance was a result of the fact that consumers of illicit cigarettes shifted to legal products. This was a result of greater ...

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Cigars in Estonia

The importance of cigars is relatively marginal in Estonian tobacco, primarily appealing to a limited consumer base with higher incomes. In addition, such consumers commonly do not smoke the products on a daily basis but rather on special occasions. ...

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Tobacco in Ireland

Ireland has been through a difficult economic period. However, consumer sentiment improved significantly over the review period. Disposable incomes are starting to stabilise and confidence is returning to the market. However, Ireland is now the most ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Ireland

Overall volume sales of smoking tobacco surged by 12% in 2013 to 300 tonnes. While RYO tobacco continued to perform strongly, pipe tobacco continued to struggle as it became more of a niche.

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Cigarettes in Ireland

Sales of cigarettes declined by 9% in volume terms in 2013 to 3.4 billion sticks. This can be partly attributed to continued pressure from the government to reduce smoking prevalence in Ireland. Excise increased the price of cigarettes in the 2014 ...

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Cigars in Ireland

Category volume sales declined by 5% in 2013. There is no great tradition for cigar smoking in Ireland, which tends to be mainly seen on special occasions. The ban on smoking in public places in 2004 had a severe impact on cigar sales. Traditionally,...

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Cigars in Lithuania

Lithuania lacks a tradition of cigar/cigarillos smoking, which, coupled with strict advertising restrictions, remain the largest impediment to growth. Cigars was non-existent before the independence of the country and increasing supply was preceded ...

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Tobacco in Lithuania

Collapsing sales at the start of the review period continued to be felt in tobacco, even if the rebound was quite swift from 2011 onwards. Even though the exact size of the illegal market is difficult to gauge, the share of it reached unprecedented ...

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Smokeless Tobacco in Lithuania

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Smoking Tobacco in Lithuania

Despite tightening regulatory grip on cigarettes, smoking tobacco did not emerge as a winner, as some expected. Similarly as with cigars and cigarillos, the category suffers from the fact that their hands were tied before they could make their ...

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Cigarettes in Lithuania

Cigarettes sellers had quite a year in 2013, with the category finally showing signs of rebound after the unexpected relapse of 2012. Gradually improving purchasing power of smokers was the primary growth driver, as smoke-craving consumers could ...

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