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Country Report

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, ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 62 | Add to cart | View details

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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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Tobacco in Japan

Following the positive performance of cigarettes in Japan in 2012, volume sales for the category once again turned negative in 2013. The growth in 2012 was largely brought about by the sharp sales decline in 2011 when the earthquake severely affected...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 14 | Add to cart | View details

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Smoking Tobacco in Japan

Smoking tobacco comprises of pipe and RYO tobacco. Pipe tobacco in Japan is highly associated with luxury collectable items and not daily consumed. RYO tobacco, was, and probably is, a niche product, but gained in popularity due to the increasing ...

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

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Cigarettes in Japan

After the positive sales recorded in 2012, the sales volume of cigarettes in Japan turned negative. 2012 was rather an odd year for cigarettes. It was one year after Tohoku Earthquake, which severely damaged Japan Tobacco Inc’s production facilities ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 41 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Online Grocery: Strategies for Growth

Internet retailing for grocery products remains underdeveloped compared to other categories less impacted by the challenges linked to selling food and drinks online. However, large grocery retailers have made strong gains in some markets, with the ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 41 | Add to cart | View details

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Tobacco in Macedonia

Anti-smoking sentiment among consumers in Macedonia continues, further fuelled by the intensity of media advertising campaigns against smoking. Despite the implementation of these anti-smoking measures, to the surprise of many, tobacco volume sales ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 70 | Add to cart | View details

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Smoking Tobacco in Macedonia

Macedonia used to have a long tradition in consuming smoking tobacco. In 2013, however, the country is better known for its cigarette consumption, where it ranks among the top nations in per capita terms. With industrialisation and the growing rapid ...

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Cigarettes in Macedonia

Macedonian cigarettes sales continued to grow, despite a minor but persistent decline in the prevalence of smoking. The cross-border purchasing of cigarettes by consumers from neighbouring countries has increased, as prices are higher in Greece, and ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 45 | Add to cart | View details

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Cigars in Macedonia

Macedonia does not have a long tradition of smoking cigars and cigarillos. The country is better known for its cigarette and smoking tobacco consumption, where it ranks among the top ranking countries per capita in Europe.

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Global Briefing

Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products 2013

In 2013, one in every 10 cigarettes lit up in the world was illicit, valued collectively at almost US$40 billion, with an equivalent tax loss to global governments. It is a phenomenon that impacts tobacco manufacturers, governments and the tobacco ...

Sep 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 52 | Add to cart | View details

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Cigarettes in France

Price increases in France in June 2013, and also the announcement of another increase in October, which was finally cancelled, heavily slanted the demand for cigarettes, which declined in both volume and value terms – albeit at a slower rate than in ...

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

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Tobacco in Nigeria

The tobacco market (particularly cigarettes, which accounts for most volume sales) saw a weaker increase in 2013 than it did in 2012, as it recovered from the fuel price crisis of 2012, when pack prices increased for the first time in five years. ...

Sep 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 47 | Add to cart | View details

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Cigarettes in Nigeria

The cigarettes category in Nigeria is traditionally conservative in terms of innovation, with the type of cigarettes generally remaining unchanged for several years. This trend, however began to change in the last 3-4 years, driven by the ...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 38 | Add to cart | View details

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Cigars in Nigeria

Cigars are an expensive option, and tend to only be smoked by expatriates and high-income consumers in Nigeria. Sales of cigars are thus negligible in the country. However, there is potential for growth, due to rising incomes and increased ...

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Smoking Tobacco in Nigeria

Smoking tobacco is not popular in Nigeria, although some people smoke unbranded tobacco leaves, especially those living in rural areas. There are negligible sales of pipe tobacco, much of which is illegally imported.

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Smokeless Tobacco in Nigeria

Smokeless tobacco, particularly nasal snuff, has been used for a long time in Nigeria, although usually in unpackaged, unbranded format. Its use is generally prevalent amongst elderly people in rural areas, even before the advent of colonialism (as ...

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