Smoking Tobacco in Guatemala, 2019

Smoking Tobacco in Guatemala 2019 is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Guatemalan tobacco market. 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 2028.

The Guatemalan market for tobacco products is growing with volumes at 3,150 million pieces in 2018, which is 87.5% ahead of its level in 1990.

Smoking tobacco is set to continue decling and the industry is only 7% ahead of 1990 figures.


– The Guatemalan tobacco market has recently been subject to change in the way contraband sales are accounted.

– Due to the closure of BAT's Guatemalan factory in 1994 there is an increasing number of imports. This is similar to PMI's operations within the country.

– There are only two large corporations competing in Guatemala

– Per capita consumption of smoking tobacco has shown a gradual decline over the past decade, albeit with some fluctuations.

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.

Companies mentioned



PMI: Tabacalera Centroamericana SA


BATCA Guatemala

Tabacalera Nacional


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Figures

1. Overview

2. Market Size

3. Market Structure

4. Manufacturers & Brands

5. Taxation & Retail Prices

5.1. Taxation

5.2. Retail Prices

6. The Smoking Population

7. Production and Trade

7.1. Production

7.2. Imports

7.3. Exports/Re-Exports

8. Operating Constraints

8.1. Advertising Restrictions

8.2. Health Warnings

8.3. Other Restrictions

9. Prospects & Forecasts

10. Appendix

10.1. What is this Report About?

10.2. Time Frame

10.3. Product Category Coverage

10.4. Methodology

10.5. About GlobalData

10.6. Disclaimer

10.7. Contact Us

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990–2018

Table 2: Duty Paid vs. Non-Duty Paid, 2009–2017

Table 3: Per Capita Consumption, 1990–2018

Table 4: Manufacturer Sales, 2000–2018, Million pieces

Table 5: Manufacturer Market Shares, 2000–2018, %

Table 6: Smoking Population, 1990-2018

Table 7: Cigarette Production, 1990–2012, Million pieces

Table 8: Cigarette Imports, 1993–2017

Table 9: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2007–2017, Million pieces

Table 10: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2007–2017, %

Table 11: Cigarette Exports/Re-Exports, 1990–2017, Million Pieces

Table 12: Consumption Forecasts, Million Pieces, 2018–2028

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

Figure 2: GlobalData at a Glance


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