World Cigarettes Egypt

Having risen to 19.6 billion pieces in 2010, imports fell back to 5.9 billion pieces in 2011 as a result of tax rises, the impact of smuggling and weaker domestic demand, with a further fall to 4.5 billion pieces in 2012Economic growth continued in 2010 but cigarette sales were down by 7.5% to 80.6 billion pieces as a result of a tax hike in July 2010.Per capita consumption rates in 2012 are 29% ahead of 1990 levels but have fallen by 18.7% since the peak in 2008. A further 3.2% fall is forecast for 2013.


"World Cigarettes Egypt” report is a qualitative report providing extensive and highly detailed consumption data on the cigarettes industry in Egypt.

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

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

This report provides detailed data of the manufacturers operating in the cigarettes industry in Egypt.

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

Reasons to buy

Cigarettes companies require a detailed understanding of cigarettes 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 cigarettes 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 cigarettes industry across Egypt, 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

Eastern Company SAE

Table of Contents


Market Size

Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2013

Duty Paid & Non-Duty Paid Markets, 2010-2012

Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2013

Market Structure

Market Breakdown, Local & Foreign Cigarettes, 2010/11 & 2011/12

Cigarette Sales by Size, 2000-2008

Manufacturers & Brands

Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, 2000-2013

Taxation & Retail Prices


General Sales Tax Rates, January 2010

Retail Prices

Retail Prices of Selected Brands, 1996-2008

Selected Eastern Brands, Retail Prices, 2011

Selected Retail Prices, 2012 & 2014

The Smoking Population

Smoking Population, 1990-2012

Production & Trade


Cigarette Production, 1990-2013


Cigarette Imports, 1990-2012

Imports by Country of Origin, 2003-2012


Cigarette Exports, 1990-2012

Exports by Country of Destination, 2009-2012

Operating Constraints

Advertising Restrictions

Health Warnings

Other Restrictions

Company Profiles

Eastern Company SAE

Prospects & Forecasts

Consumption Forecasts to 2022

List of Tables


List of Figures



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