Cigarettes in Egypt

Cigarettes in Egypt

The Egyptian cigarette market had, until recently, recorded strong growth, assisted by a policy of price maintenance, a relatively buoyant economy, and population expansion. However, between 2011 and 2012 the market suffered falls in volumes, with tax-led price increases a major factor forcing many to opt for non-duty paid sales, which until then had not been a problem in Egypt. Per capita consumption averages 903 pieces, which is high by African standards, although lower than in some other North African and Middle Eastern countries.

Key Findings
Per capita consumption is high by African standards, although lower than in some other North African and Middle Eastern countries

Contraband has grown in the last few years to become a major problem

Filter-tipped cigarettes dominate the market, these being mostly local or American blend lines

The Eastern Company is the only domestic manufacturer of cigarettes, enjoying a virtual monopoly over sales with its own range and foreign brands, yet its profile is weakening in the face of imports

Cigarettes in Egypt, is an analytical report by Canadean that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Egyptian 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 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 market dynamics of the Egyptian 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. 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: Duty Paid Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2015
Table 2: Duty Paid & Non-Duty Paid Markets, 2010-2012, Million Pieces
Table 3: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2015
Table 4: Market Breakdown, Local & Foreign Cigarettes, 2010/11 & 2011/12
Table 5: Cigarette Sales by Size, 2000-2008, %
Table 6: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, 2000-2015, Million Pieces
Table 7: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, 2000-2015, %
Table 8: General Sales Tax Rates, January 2010
Table 9: Retail Prices of Selected Brands, 1996-2008, E£
Table 10: Selected Eastern Brands, Retail Prices, 2011
Table 11: Selected Retail Prices, 2012 2016, E£/Pack
Table 12: Smoking Population, 1990-2014
Table 13: Cigarette Production, 1990-2015, Million Pieces
Table 14: Imports of Cigarettes, 1990-2014
Table 15: Imports by Country of Origin, 2003-2014, Million Pieces
Table 16: Imports by Country of Origin, 2003-2014, %
Table 17: Cigarette Exports, 1990-2014
Table 18: Exports by Country of Destination, 2009-2014, Million Pieces
Table 19: Consumption Forecasts, Million pieces, 2015-2025
List of Figures
Figure 1: Methodology

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