Cigarettes in Argentina, 2020

Cigarettes in Argentina, 2020 is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the tobacco market in Argentina. 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.

Argentina represents a sizeable regional market with combined duty and non-duty paid volumes of 38.2 billion pieces in 2019. Average per capita consumption rates stood down at 735 pieces in 2019, although this would be higher if the non-duty paid sector is included. There are estimated to be a steady 10.5 million smokers in Argentina, with 31.2% of adults aged 18 years and over being smokers in 2019, which is high by international standards. Contraband has long been a feature of the market and the problem became worse in the late 1990s and early 2000s, effectively holding back growth in the legitimate sector.


– Argentina represents a sizeable regional market with combined duty and non-duty paid volumes of 38.2 billion pieces in 2019.

– Per capita consumption is forecast down by 28.2% to 505 pieces

– The latest data puts contraband volumes up at seven billion pieces in 2019, equivalent to 13% of total sales, with recent price rises in the legitimate market driving forward demand.

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

Philip Morris International


Japan Tobacco International

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Overview

2. Market Size

3. Market Structure

4. Manufacturers & Brands

5. Taxation & Retail

5.1. Taxation

5.2. Retail Prices

6. The Smoking Population

7. Production &Trade

7.1. Production

7.2. Imports

7.3. Exports

8. Operating constraints

8.1. Advertising Restrictions

8.2. Health Warnings

8.3. OtherRestrictions

9. Company Profiles

10. Prospects & Forecasts

11. Appendix

11.1. What is this Report About?

11.2. Time Frame

11.3. Product Category Coverage

11.4. Methodology

11.5. About GlobalData

11.6. Disclaimer

11.7. Contact Us

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 2: Legal vs. Contraband Cigarettes, 1991-2019, Billion Pieces

Table 3: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 4: Retail Sales Value, 2000-2018

Table 5: Market Breakdown by Type: Blond vs. Dark Cigarettes, 2009-2019, Billion Pieces

Table 6: Market Breakdown by Type: Blond vs. Dark Cigarettes, 2009-2019, % Breakdown

Table 7: Manufacturer Sales & Shares, 2000-2019, Million Pieces

Table 8: Manufacturer Sales & Shares, 2000-2019, Percentage Share (%) Volume

Table 9: Market Shares of Leading Brand Families, 2008-2017

Table 10: Emergency Tax Reduction Timetable, 2000-2008

Table 11: Cigarette Prices, Average & Range, 2004-2019

Table 12: Cigarette Pack Prices by Segment, 2004-2018, ARS/Pack

Table 13: BAT Argentina: Retail Prices, 2020

Table 14: Massalin Particulares: Retail Prices, 2019

Table 15: Smoking Population, 1990-2019

Table 16: Cigarette Production, 1990-2018

Table 17: Official Imports of Cigarettes, 1990-2018

Table18: Imports by Country of Origin, Million Pieces, 2008-2018

Table 19: Imports by Country of Origin, Percentage Share (%), 2008-2018

Table 20: Cigarette Exports, 1990-2017

Table 21: Exports by Country of Destination, Million Pieces, 2008-2017

Table22: Exports by Country of Destination, Percentage Share (%), 2008-2017

Table 23: Company profile: Massalin Particulares SA

Table 24: Company profile: BAT Argentina SA (1)

Table25: Company profile: Tabacalera Sarandi SA

Table 26: Consumption Forecasts to 2030

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance


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