Cigarettes in Ecuador, 2020

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

Ecuador has a population of 16.7 million people but remains a comparatively poor country. It is highly dependent on exports, particularly oil, and has in the past been characterized by political instability, regular currency devaluations, persistently high inflation rates, falling real incomes, and widespread poverty. The economy had benefited from high world petroleum prices with real GDP advancing by 7.2% in 2008. However, GDP fell in 2016 and despite recovering in 2017 started to fall back towards the end of 2019.


– Forecasts for 2019 are for duty paid sales of 700 million pieces and non-duty paid sales of 850 million pieces. A total market of 1,550 million pieces in 2019 is 50.9% of its size in 1990..

– There were 2.75 million smokers in 2019. Some 1.67 million smokers are male and 1.07 million female, equivalent to 30% and 18.4% of both sexes respectively.

– Legitimate sales are forecast at 800 million pieces in 2030, 14.3% ahead of 2020 while per capita consumption is forecast at 43 pieces or 3.1% ahead of 2020.

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

Tabacalera Andina SA

British American Tobacco

Japan Tobacco International

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

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: Per Capita Consumption, Legitimate Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 3: Manufacturer Sales, Million Pieces, 2000-2019

Table 4: Manufacturer Market Shares, % of Total, 2000-2019

Table 5: Summary of Cigarettes Taxes, 2020

Table 6: Retail Prices of Selected Brands, Price (US$), 2003-2008

Table 7: Smoking Population, 1990-2019

Table 8: Cigarette Production, Million pieces, 1990-2018

Table 9: Cigarette Imports, 1993-2010& 2018

Table 10: Imports by Country of Origin, Million Pieces, 2003-2010 & 2018

Table 11: Imports by Country of Origin, % of Total, 2003-2010 & 2018

Table 12: Cigarette Exports, Million Pieces, 1990-2018

Table 13: Exports by Country of Destination, Million Pieces, 2008-2018

Table 14: Exports by Country of Destination, % of Total, 2008-2018

Table 15: Industrias del Tabaco, Alimentos y Bebidas SA (Itabsa)

Table 16: Consumption Forecasts, Million pieces, 2020-2030

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance


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