Cigarettes in Kyrgyzstan

Cigarettes in Kyrgyzstan


The true market size for cigarettes in Kyrgyzstan is difficult to determine due to the very substantial levels of private imports and non-duty paid cigarettes reaching the market through cross border trade. Due to a rise in excise rates in the last few years, the legitimate sales of cigarettes in declining. Per capita consumption witnessed growth in 2003, followed by a gradual decrease in the following years until 2015.

Key Findings

The tax regime and excise rates are the main reason why legitimate sales have declined in recent years

There is only one tobacco factory in the country, which is located at Bishkek. Reemtsma Kyrgyzstan and Imperial Tobacco are running this factory

Smoking prevalence is believed to be very much higher among men than women. However, the national smoking prevalence has declined slightly in recent years

Most imports are coming in through neighboring markets, mainly Kazakhstan and Russia


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

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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 dynamics of the Kyrgyzstan market is crucial to ensuring maximum future sales

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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
11.1 Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990–2015
Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, 1990–2015
Table 3: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2014, Million Pieces
Table 4: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2014, %
Table 5: Excise Duty Rates, 2009–2014, KGS per 1,000
Table 6: Summary of Cigarette Taxes & Duties, 2016, Excise Duty
Table 7: Smoking Population, 1990–2014
Table 8: Smoking Prevalence by Gender & Age, 2000–2003, %
Table 9: Cigarette Production, 1990–2014, Million pieces
Table 10: Cigarette Imports, 1990–2014, Million pieces
Table 11: Imports by Country of Origin, 2001–2013, Million Pieces
Table 12: Imports by Country of Origin, 2001–2013, %
Table 13: Exports by Country of Destination, 2004–2013, Million Pieces
Table 14: Exports by Country of Destination, 2004–2013, %
Table 15: Consumption Forecasts, Million pieces, 2015–2025
List of Figures
Figure 1: Methodology

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