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Cigarettes in Ireland

Cigarettes in Ireland


“Cigarettes in Ireland”, is an analytical report by Canade which provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Irish market.

The Republic of Ireland has a current population of 4.89 million and is one of the smaller cigarette markets in the European Union with duty paid volume of over 3 billion pieces in 2015. The country has one of the highest levels of taxes and prices in the EU, which has caused a collapse in Irish duty-paid volume and a substantial contraband and a sizeable legal cross border trade.

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, leading brands along with company profiles.
  • Regulations, taxation, retail pricing, smoking habit and the growing health concerns affecting overall production.
  • Prospects and forecasts of overall sales and consumption for 2015 to 2025.
  • Budget tax increases in 2015 and 2016 have added to the pressure on demand.
  • Finecut volume declined in 2014 but then had a considerable increase in 2015.
  • The United Kingdom has been the main source of imports, but held a reduced share of import volume in 2014.
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 Irish 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
Retail Prices
6. The Smoking Population
7. Production & Trade
8. Operating Constraints
Advertising Restrictions
Health Warnings/Labelling Requirements
Other Restrictions
Company Profiles
9. Prospects & Forecasts
10. Appendix
What is this Report About?
Time Frame
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List of Tables
Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2016
Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, Duty Paid, 1990-2015
Table 3: Retail Sales of Cigarettes (Value), 1990-2015
Table 4: Fine Cut Tobacco Sales, 2001-2015
Table 5: Duty-Paid v Non-Duty Paid Consumption Estimates, 2005-2015, Billion Pieces
Table 6: Customs & Excise Cigarette Seizures, 1997-2015
Table 7: Sales of Leading Manufacturers, 2000-2015, Million Pieces
Table 8: Market Shares of Leading Manufacturers, 2000-2015, % Volume
Table 9: Brand Family Ranking, 2008-2013
Table 10: Cigarette Brand Preference by Gender, 2010 & 2012, % Smokers
Table 11: Cigarette Brand Preference by Age Group, 2010
Table 12: The Structure of Taxation on Cigarettes, 1990-2016
Table 13: Average Incidence of Duty & VAT Per Packet of 20 Cigarettes, 1998-2013
Table 14: EU Countries, Retail Price & Tax Incidence Comparison, 2014
Table 15: Retail Price Trends, 1990-2016
Table 16: Weighted Average Prices, 2007
Table 17: Selected Retail Prices, 2011-2015, Price Per Pack (20) €
Table 18: Smoking Population, 1990-2013
Table 19: Smoking Prevalence by Age, Gender & Social Class, 2007, % Smoking
Table 20: Cigarette Smoking by Region, 2010
Table 21: Cigarette Production, 1990-2006
Table 22: Imports of Cigarettes, 1990-2015
Table 23: Imports by Country of Origin, 2000-2014, Million Pieces
Table 24: Imports by Country of Origin, 2000-2014, % Breakdown
Table 25: Imports of Cigarettes, 1990-2015
Table 26: Exports by Country of Origin, 2000-2014, Million Pieces
Table 27: Exports by Country of Origin, 2000-2014, % Breakdown
Table 28: Company profile: JTI Ireland Limited (previously Gallaher (Dublin) Ltd)
Table 29: Company profile: John Player & Sons Ltd
Table 30: Company profile: PJ Carroll & Company Ltd
Table 31: Company profile: British American Tobacco South East Europe
Table 32: Altadis SA (Imperial Tobacco España)
List of Figures
Figure 1: Methodology 67
Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance 69

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