Cigarettes in Mexico, 2020

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

Philip Morris Mexico (PMI), British American Tobacco (BAT) Mexico and Japan Tobacco International (JTI) dominated the market with a combined share of 99.8% of legitimate sales in 2019.Import penetration is low, officially at least, with many international brands produced locally under license by the two leading manufacturers.Imports stood at only 825 million pieces in 2018.The latest data for 2018 puts export volumes at 10,765 million pieces. Legitimate volumes are forecast down at 52,660 million pieces in 2030


– The Mexican cigarette market is highly price-sensitive, with both demand and market structure often fluctuating heavily from year to year.

– Volumes, with a 0.9% increase to 56,606 million pieces with sales now 6.4% above those in 1990.

– GlobalData estimates volumes low at 3.1 billion pieces for 2018 rising to 4.15 billion pieces for 2019. This takes the profile of the non-duty paid sector to a forecast of 6.8% for 2019.

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 Mexico

British American Tobacco Mexico

Cigarrera La Moderna

Grupo Carso

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: Legitimate & Illegitimate Consumption, 2004-2019

Table 3: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 4: Cigarette Sales (Current Prices), 2007-2019

Table 5: Cigarette Production, Filter vs. Plain, 2008-2018, Million Pieces

Table 6: Cigarette Production, Filter vs. Plain, 2008-2018, % Breakdown

Table 7: Market Breakdown: Full Flavor vs. Light Cigarettes, 2000-2008, Billion Pieces

Table 8: Market Breakdown: Full Flavor vs. Light Cigarettes, 2000-2008, % Breakdown

Table 9: Market Breakdown by Price Category, 2005 and 2007-2014, %

Table 10: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, 2000-2019, Million Pieces

Table 11: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, Volume, %, 2000-2019

Table 12: Market Shares of Leading Brands, 2007-2017, %

Table 13: Average Pack Price & Daily Expenditure, 2008 and 2010-2011

Table 14: Cigarette prices (selected brands), 2013 & 2015

Table 15: Cigarette prices (selected brands), 2019 & 2020

Table 16: Smoking Population, 1990-2019

Table 17: Cigarettes Smoked Per Day by Gender, %, 2002

Table 18: Prevalence of Smoking by Age (12-15) andGender,%, 2003-2005

Table 19: Cigarette Production, 1990-2019

Table 20: Imports of Cigarettes, 1990-2018

Table 21: Imports Cigarettes by Country of Origin, 2008-2018, Million Pieces

Table 22: Imports Cigarettes by Country of Origin, 2008-2018, %

Table 23: Exports of Cigarettes, 1990-2018

Table 24: Exports of Cigarettes by Country of Destination, 2008-2018, Million Pieces

Table 25: Exports of Cigarettes by Country of Destination, 2008-2018, %

Table 26: Company Profile: Philip Morris Mexico

Table 27: Company Profile: British American Tobacco Mexico

Table 28: Consumption Forecasts to 2030

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance


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