Cigarettes in Latvia

Cigarettes in Latvia

SummaryLatvia is one of the three Baltic states, along with Estonia and Lithuania, that has a slightly larger population of two million people compared to its Baltic neighbors. The country has a large cigarette smoking population with 33% of over 18’s smoking as of 2014. There is a large gender difference among smokers in Latvia as smoking is traditionally perceived as a male activity, which shows why 52% of men smoke whilst only 17.6% of women smoke. The country has a large problem with contraband, which accounted for 26% of the market as of 2015, due to high domestic prices and a porous border with Russia and Belarus.

Key FindingsOf the Latvian population, 33% smoke, as of 2014, which has remained steady for decades

More men, 52%, than women, 17.6%, smoke in the country

Per capita cigarette consumption, annually, stands at 864 pieces per person

Contraband, non-duty paid cigarettes account for 26% of the cigarette market. This is the highest rate in Europe

Synopsis“Cigarettes in Latvia” is an analytical report by Canadean that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Latvian 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 the 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 2014 to 2024

Reasons To BuyGet a detailed understanding of consumption to align your sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market

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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 Latvian 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 Prospects & Forecasts
10 Appendix
10.1. What is this Report About?
10.2. Time Frame
10.3. Product Category Coverage
10.4. Methodology
10.5. About Canadean
10.6. Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990–2015
Table 2: Releases for Consumption, 2002–2014
Table 3: Non-Duty Paid v Legitimate Consumption, 2002–2015, Million pieces
Table 4: Per Capita Consumption, 1990–2015
Table 5: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2015, Million pieces
Table 6: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2015, Percentage share (%)
Table 7: Top 10 Ranking Brands, 2007–2013 (First Half)
Table 8: EU Countries Retail Price & Tax Incidence Comparison, 2014
Table 9: EU Countries Retail Price & Tax Incidence Comparison, 2014 (Continued)
Table 10: Pack Prices, 2005–2016
Table 11: Smoking Population, 1990–2014
Table 12: Adult Smoking Prevalence by Gender & Age, 2010 & 2012, Percentage share (%)
Table 13: Adult Smoking Prevalence by Age & Educational Background, 2012, Percentage Share (%)
Table 14: Cigarette Production, 1990–2014
Table 15: Cigarette Imports, 1994–2014
Table 16: Imports by Country of Origin, 2000–2014, Million pieces
Table 17: Imports by Country of Origin, 2000–2014, Percentage share (%)
Table 18: Cigarette Exports, 1994–2014
Table 19: Exports by Country of Destination, 2000–2014, Million pieces
Table 20: Exports by Country of Destination, 2000–2014, Percentage share (%)
Table 21: Consumption Forecasts to 2024
List of Figures
Figure 1: Methodology

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