Cigarettes in Cuba, 2020

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

Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and one of the larger markets for cigarettes in the region. Since the early 1990s, cigarette sales have been affected by a combination of local production problems, the inconsistent performance of the economy, and by tighter sanctions from the US. In 2019, sales stood down at a forecast of 13,900 million pieces or 87.8% of their level in 1990. Per capita consumption is relatively high by Latin American standards but recorded 1,253 pieces per capita in 2019, which represents a 16.8% drop since 1990.


– The Cuban cigarette market is set to encounter a more difficult trading climate in the future, as a result of the tighter restrictions introduced on the use of tobacco products.

– Tabacuba is estimated to have accounted for 76.3% of volume sales in 2019 with its lower quality, local dark brands such as Popular, are by far the most important lines

– Per capita consumption is expected to be down 7.9% at 1,137 pieces a year in 2030.

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 Prices

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. Other Restrictions

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. AboutGlobalData

11.6. Disclaimer

11.7. Contact Us

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 3: Cigarette Retail Sales, 2002-2018

Table 4: Domestic & Foreign Currency Sales, 2002-2018, Million Pieces

Table 5: Domestic Sales by Type: Dark v Blond, 2010-2018, Billion Pieces

Table 6: Total Sales by Type, Dark v Blond, 2008-2018, Million Pieces

Table 7: Total Sales by Type, Dark v Blond, 2008-2018, Percentage Share (%)

Table 8: Volume Sales by Price Segment, 2008

Table 9: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, 2000-2019, Billion Pieces

Table 10: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, 2000-2018, Percentage Shares (%)

Table 11: Retail Prices, 2008

Table 12: Development of Cigarette Prices, 1990-2010

Table 13: Cigarette Prices (CUC), July 2019

Table 14: Smoking Population, 1990-2019

Table 15: Cigarette Production, 1990-2018

Table 16: Production Trends by Type of Cigarette, 2008-2018, Billion Pieces

Table 17: Cigarette Imports, 1998-2019

Table 18: Imports by Country of Origin, 2009-2019, Million Pieces

Table 19: Imports by Country of Origin, 2009-2019, % Breakdown

Table 20: Cigarette Exports, 1998-2019

Table 21: Exports of Cigarettes by Country of Destination, 2009-2019, Million Pieces

Table 22: Exports of Cigarettes by Country of Destination, 2009-2019, % Breakdown

Table 23: Company Profile: Grupo Empresarial de Tabaco de Cuba (Tabacuba)

Table 24: Company Profile: Brascuba Cigarillos SA

Table 25: Consumption Forecasts to 2030

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

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