Cigarettes in DR Congo

Cigarettes in DR Congo

Per capita consumption for Cigarettes in DR Congo is low by African standards in 2014. Figures from 2015 continue to show a further decline in sales as the impact of contraband countries to affect the duty paid market.

Key Findings
Cigarette sales have suffered from a combination of economic difficulties, a rise in non-duty paid sales, and the effects of the recent civil war

Sales of cigarettes were up in 2014, whilst per capita sales had fallen over the same period. Filter cigarettes dominated the majority of the sales

Long term prospects remain good and legitimate cigarette sales are forecast to rise between 2015 and 2025

“Cigarettes in DR Congo”, is an analytical report by Canadean that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Congolese 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 manufacturers and 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 2015 to 2025

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 dynamics of the Congolese 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
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. Government Restrictions
9 Company Profiles
9.1 Société Industrielle et Agricole du Tabac Tropical (SIAT)
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: Market Breakdown by Type: Filter v Plain, 2000–2013, Million Pieces
Table 4: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2014, Million Pieces
Table 5: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2015, %
Table 6: Retail Prices, Selected Brands, 2008 & 2010, CFA/Pack
Table 7: Smoking Population, 1990–2014
Table 8: Youth Smoking (Kinshasa & Lubumbashi), 2008
Table 9: Cigarette Production, 1990–2014
Table 10: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2005–2014, Million Pieces
Table 11: Consumption Forecasts to 2025

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