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Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

In 2015, one in every 12 cigarettes lit up in the world was illicit, down from one in 10 in 2014, valued collectively at around US$40 billion, with an equivalent tax loss to global governments. Illicit trade is a phenomenon that impacts tobacco manufacturers, governments and the tobacco control community, and which requires a coordinated international response. This briefing outlines the nature of illicit trade and assesses whether a common approach is possible.

Euromonitor International's Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products global briefing offers an insight into to the size and shape of the Tobacco market, highlighting major industry trends and categories as well as the factors affecting operating environment. It identifies the leading companies and brands, offers impartial, strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be they new product developments, legislative restrictions or pricing influences. Forecasts illustrate how the market is set to change and where it is headed.

Product coverage: Cigarettes, Cigarettes Including RYO Stick Equivalent, Cigars and Cigarillos, Smokeless Tobacco, Smoking Tobacco, Vapour Products.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Tobacco market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
Euromonitor International has over 40 years' experience of publishing market research reports, business reference books and online information systems. With offices in London, Chicago, Singapore, Shanghai, Vilnius, Dubai, Cape Town, Santiago, Sydney, Tokyo and Bangalore and a network of over 800 analysts worldwide, Euromonitor International has a unique capability to develop reliable information resources to help drive informed strategic planning.

Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products
Euromonitor International
November 2016
What is Illicit Trade?
Logistics of Illicit
Geographic Analysis
Illicit RYO
Responding to Illicit Trade

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