Summary The Kuwaiti cigarette market reflects the preferences of others in the Gulf region, with a strong emphasis on American blends. Filter cigarettes account for 100% of sales; king size lengths are by far the most popular with 90% of sales. There is growing demand for 1mg strength cigarettes, which comprise over 10% of sales in Kuwait. With no local manufacturers, Kuwait is entirely supplied by imports. These are led by PMI.
Key Findings The Kuwaiti cigarette market stands at over four billion pieces annually and is entirely supplied by imports
The market is quite well-developed in terms of strength segmentation, partly as a result of the low maximum levels now prevailing
With increasingly tougher regulations on smoking in public places now in place, the outlook for the Kuwaiti cigarette market will become increasingly difficult, particularly with expected tax rises. Consumption is forecast to decline to just over three billion pieces by 2025
Synopsis “Cigarettes in Kuwait”, is an analytical report by Canadean that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Kuwaiti market.
What else does this report offer?
Market size and structure of 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
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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 Kuwaiti 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
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