Cigarettes in Venezuela, 2020

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

Venezuela has a population of 28.6 million in 2019 with its economy heavily dependent on oil revenues. Despite being rich in natural resources poverty is widespread, although has lessened in recent years. Recent political mismanagement of the economy has resulted in GDP fall back annually since 2014 while inflation was above million per cent for much of the second half of 2018. As such poverty and the ability to purchase consumer products have emerged as a major issue for the cigarette sector.


– The market in Venezuela is almost completely given over to filter varieties with over 99.9% of legitimate sales filter-tipped brands. The two major domestic manufacturers, Bigott and Catana, now produce only filtered brands; any plain cigarettes are imports.

– As of 2019 GlobalData estimates, 4.39 million smokers, of which 2.23 million (50.9%) were male and 2.16 million (49.1%) were female.

– Duty paid volumes will drop further to 4.7 billion pieces by 2021 and remain at this level to 2030 unless there is any change in the economic situation. Per capita consumption is forecast down at 142 pieces per annum 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

CA Cigarrera Bigott Sucs

CA Tabacalera Nacional

Philip Morris 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. 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. About GlobalData

11.6. Disclaimer

11.7. Contact Us

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 2: Legitimate v Illegal Sales, 1997-2017, Billion Pieces

Table 3: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 4: Manufacturer Sales, 2000-2019, Million Pieces

Table 5: Manufacturer Market Shares, 2000-2019, % of Sales

Table 6: Cigarette imports by Country of Origin, Volume, 2000–2013, Million Pieces

Table 7: Smoking Population, 1990–2019

Table 8: Cigarette Production, 1990-2013

Table 9: Cigarette Imports, 1990-2014

Table 10: Imports by Country of Origin, 2008-2014, Million Pieces

Table 11: Cigarette Exports, 1990-2011

Table 12: Cigarette Exports by Country of Destination, 2000-2006, 2008-2011, Million Pieces

Table 13: Cigarette Exports by Country of Destination, 2000-2006, 2008-2011, %

Table 14:Cigarette Imports from Venezuela, Million Pieces, 2012–2019

Table 15:Imports by Country of Origin, Million Pieces, 2012-2019

Table 16: CA Cigarrera Bigott Sucs

Table 17: CA Tabacalera Nacional (Catana)

Table 18: Consumption Forecasts, 2020-2030

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance


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