World Cigarettes 1 2013

The USA is the world's second largest cigarette market, but is also in long-term decline. Market volumes, based on shipment data, fell by just over 2% to 286.5 billion pieces in 2012, 45% below 1990 levels. China is by far the largest cigarette market in the world with domestic consumption estimated at 2,520.7 billion pieces in 2013 putting the market 55.3% up on 1990 levels, with most of the growth having occurred since 2000 France remains one of the largest cigarette markets in Western Europe, despite a substantial contraction in market volume since 1990, with annual duty paid volume declining by a further 4.9% to 51.46 billion pieces in 2012, which compares with 82.51 billion pieces in 2000 and a 46.3% fall since 1990.


“World Cigarettes 1 2013” report is a qualitative report providing extensive and highly detailed consumption data on the Cigarette industry in 66 countries.

This report is the result of ERC’s extensive market research covering Cigarette across 66 countries across the five regions. The report provides consumption data based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing work and our in-house expertise in the Cigarette industry in order to offer extensive data about the trends and dynamics affecting the Cigarette industry.

This report is aimed at companies operating in the Cigarette industry and for new companies considering entry into Cigarette industry.

This report provides detailed data of the manufacturers operating in the Cigarette industry in the 66 countries across the five regions.

This report also provides market size of the Cigarette industry in the 66 countries along with other data relating to the regulations, retail price, smoking population, production & trade and forecast data.

Reasons to buy

Cigarette companies require a detailed understanding of Cigarette consumption in order to align their sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market. This report clarifies in detail, by region and company, where the growth opportunities are in Cigarette industry to enable effective marketing plan

As consumers’ product demands evolve, the dynamics between different countries also change – favoring some countries and leaving others increasingly out of line with demand patterns. As a result, understanding the shifting market dynamics is key to ensuring maximum sales in the future

The differing growth rates in overall regional product sales drive fundamental shifts in the market. This report provides detailed, authoritative data on these changes for marketers

The report provides the latest data on market dynamics in the Cigarette industry across the 66 countries, providing marketers with essential data in order to understand their own position in the market and to identify where to compete in the future

Companies mentioned

Philip Morris France SAS, Seita-Groupe Imperial Tobacco/Imperial Tobacco France, Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Gallaher Group Ltd, BAT (UK) Limited, Shanghai Tobacco Group, Hongta Group, Hunan Provincial China Tobacco Industry Corp, Hongyun Honghe Tobacco Group,

Table of Contents


Market Size

Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2013

Legal v Contraband Cigarettes, 1991-2013

Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2013

Retail Sales Value, 2000-2013

Market Structure

Market Breakdown by Type: Blond v Dark Cigarettes, 2000-2012

Manufacturers & Brands

Manufacturer Sales & Shares, 2000-2013

Market Shares of Leading Brand Families, 2000-2012

Taxation & Retail Prices


Emergency Tax Reduction Timetable, 2000-2008

Retail Prices

Cigarette Prices, Average & Range, 2004-2013

Cigarette Pack Prices by Segment, 2004-2013

Nobleza Piccardo: Retail Prices, 2013

Massalin Particulares: Retail Prices, 2013

The Smoking Population

Smoking Population, 1990-2012

Production & Trade


Cigarette Production, 1990-2012


Official Imports of Cigarettes, 1990-2012


Exports of Cigarettes, 1990-2012

Exports by Country of Destination, 2000-2012

Operating Constraints

Advertising Restrictions

Health Warnings

Other Restrictions

Company Profiles

Massalin Particulares SA

Nobleza Piccardo SAICyF

Prospects & Forecasts

Consumption Forecasts to 2022

*The above TOC would be repeated for all the individual countries mentioned in the report based on availability

List of Tables


List of Figures



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