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Cigarettes in Colombia, 2016

Cigarettes in Colombia, 2016

Colombia is one of the larger cigarette markets in South America, although it has long suffered from a contraband problem, which has impacted upon duty paid demand. Today, the market is contested between the two leading multinationals, Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT), with PMI currently holding a slender lead over BAT. PMI operates through Philip Morris Colombia and its manufacturing arm, Coltabaco, which has a factory at Medellin.

Key Findings
Colombia is one of the larger cigarette markets in South America, with overall annual consumption, including contraband supplies, estimated at 16.2 billion pieces in 2014

The market is composed of a mix of domestic and international brands, with the latter comprising both legal imports and contraband supplies

The market is dominated by filter cigarettes, which now form almost 97% of domestic manufacturers' sales volumes

“Cigarettes in Colombia”, is an analytical report by Canadean that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Colombian market.

What else does this report offer?

Market size and structure of the overall and per capita consumption based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing analysis and our in-house expertise

Detailed information such as market shares and recent developments of the manufacturers, leading brands along with company profiles

Regulations, taxation, retail pricing, smoking habits, and the growing health concerns affecting overall production

Prospects and forecasts of overall sales and consumption for 2014 to 2024

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

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 specific market dynamics of the Colombian market is crucial to ensuring maximum future sales

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

1 Overview
2 Market Size
3 Market Structure
4 Manufacturers & Brands
5 Taxation & Retail Prices
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 Canadean
11.6 Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990–2015
Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, 1990–2015
Table 3: Total Market, Legitimate & Contraband, & Overall Per Capita Consumption, 1990–2014
Table 4: Market Breakdown: Domestic v Imports, 2000–2014, Million Pieces
Table 5: Market Breakdown: Domestic v Imports, 2000–2014, % of Total
Table 6: Overall Market Breakdown: Domestic v International Cigarettes, 2000–2014, Billion Pieces
Table 7: Overall Market Breakdown: Domestic v International Cigarettes, 2000–2014, % of Total
Table 8: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, Million Pieces, 2000–2015, Billion Pieces
Table 9: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, Million Pieces, 2000–2015, % of Total
Table 10: Domestic Brands by Sector, 2015
Table 11: Leading Brand Family Shares, 2000–2014
Table 12: Average Cigarette Prices, 2007–2015, Peso per Packet
Table 13: Smoking Population, 1990–2014, Millions
Table 14: Cigarette Production, 1990–2014
Table 15: Cigarette Imports, 1990–2014
Table 16: Imports by Country of Origin (2007–2014), Million Pieces
Table 17: Imports by Country of Origin (2000–2014), % of Total
Table 18: Exports of Cigarettes, 1990–2014
Table 19: Exports by Country of Destination, 2000–2014, Million Pieces
Table 20: Exports by Country of Destination, 2000–2014, % of Total
Table 21: Company profile: Philip Morris Colombia SA/ Compañía Colombiana de Tabaco SA (Coltabaco)
Table 22: Company profile: British American Tobacco Colombia
Table 23: Consumption Forecasts to 2024

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