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Belgium and Luxembourg Cigars and Cigarillos, 2021

Belgium and Luxembourg Cigars and Cigarillos, 2021 is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the tobacco market in Belgium and Luxembourg. It covers market size and structure along with per capita and overall consumption. Additionally, it focuses on brand data, retail pricing, prospects, and forecasts for sales and consumption until 2030.

Belgium and Luxembourg, which make up the Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union (BLEU), together make up a relatively large market for tobacco products. Sales in 2010 were 30,176 tons but are forecast down at 22,217 tons in 2020.Cigarettes, the largest market, declined by 26.7% during 2010-2020, with sales dropping from 16,717 tons to 12,250 tons. Cigar and cigarillo volumes are believed to have fallen by 44.5% to 546 tons over the same period. Smoking tobacco volumes also fell back during this period, registering a decline of 24.5% to a forecast 9,421 tons. Smokeless tobacco volumes are small, estimated at five tons in 2020.


– Cigars and cigarillos accounted for only 2.5% of tobacco volumes in 2020

– Rising prices have contributed to the decline of cigar and cigarillo sales in both Belgium and Luxembourg

– The Netherlands remains the main source of cigar imports for Luxembourg

Reasons to Buy

– Get a detailed understanding of consumption to align your sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market. Identify the areas of growth and opportunities, which will aid effective marketing planning.

– The differing growth rates in regional product sales drive fundamental shifts in the market. This report provides detailed, authoritative data on these changes – prime intelligence for marketers. Understand the market dynamics and essential data to benchmark your position and to identify where to compete in the future.

Key Players


Agio Sigarenfabrieken

J Cortès Cigars

Heintz van Landewyck/Torrekens

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Executive summary


Market context

BLEU: tobacco products market, %, tons, 2010 & 2020

Tobacco products market (tons), 2010-2020

Market size and structure

Cigars & cigarillos consumption, million pieces, 2010-2020

Sales by country, million pieces, 2010-2020

Per capita pieces per year, 2010-2020

Cigars & cigarillos: market segmentation, 2010-2020

Total & per capita consumption Of cigarillos, 2010-2020

Cigar & cigarillo sales by pack size, 2010

Production and trade

Taxation and retail prices

Taxation rates on cigars & cigarillos, Belgium, 1980-2020

EU: cigars & cigarillos, tax incidence comparison, 2020

FCT (Belgium), November 2020

Manufacturers and brands

BLEU: manufacturer shares, volume share, 2014-2019

Cigars & cigarillos: manufacturer shares (Belgium), % volume share, 2010-2019

Cigarillos: manufacturer shares (Belgium), % volume, 2011-2019

Cigars: manufacturer shares (Belgium), % volume, 2011-2019

Cigars & cigarillos: manufacturer shares (Luxembourg), % volume, 2013-2019

Cigarillos: manufacturer shares (Luxembourg), % volume, 2012-2019

Cigars: manufacturer shares (Luxembourg), % volume, 2013-2019

Company profiles

The smoking population

Operating constraints


Retail structure

Prospects and forecasts

Cigars & cigarillos consumption, million pieces, 2020-2030

Per capita consumption, pieces per year, 2020-2030



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