Cigarettes in Kuwait, 2020

Cigarettes in Kuwait, 2020


Cigarettes in Kuwait, 2020 is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the tobacco market in Kuwait. It covers market size and structure along with per capita and overall consumption. Additionally, it focuses on brand data, retail pricing, prospects, and forecasts for sales and consumption until 2030.

Kuwait is one of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. The cigarette market has been growing strongly in recent years. It stood at 6,644 million pieces in 2017, 298.3% above levels at the beginning of the 1990s, although with growing restrictions and rising prices sales were down in 2018 with another fall forecast for 2019. Per capita consumption, estimated at 2,315 pieces per year in 2017, was high by regional standards although again there have been dipped in 2018/19.


  • The market reflects the preferences of others in the Gulf region, with a strong emphasis on American blends
  • With no local manufacturers, Kuwait is entirely supplied by imports. These are led by Philip Morris International (PMI), which is credited with an estimated 60% of sales in 2019;
  • Annual per capita consumption rates are expected to fall by 25.4% to stand at 1,483 pieces in 2030.
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.
  • 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
Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2019
3. Market Structure
4. Manufacturers & Brands
5. Taxation & Retail Prices
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/Packaging Restrictions
8.3. Government 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 GlobalData
10.6. Disclaimer
10.7. Contact Us
List of Tables
Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2019
Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2019
Table 3: Manufacturer Sales, 2001-2019, Million Pieces
Table 4: Market Share, 2001-2019, % Share
Table 5: Smoking Population, 1990-2019
Table 6: Cigarette Imports, 1990-2018
Table 7: Imports by Country of Origin, 2008-2018, Million Pieces
Table 8: Imports by Country of Origin, 2008-2018, % share
Table 9: Cigarette Exports, 1990-2018
Table 10: Cigarette Exports by Country of Destination, 2008-2018, Million Pieces
Table 11: Exports by Country of Destination, 2009-2019, % share
Table 12: Consumption Forecasts 2020-2030
List of Figures
Figure 1: Methodology
Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance

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