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Smokeless Tobacco in Canada, 2017

Smokeless Tobacco in Canada, 2017


Smokeless Tobacco in Canada, 2017, is an analytical report by Globaldata that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the market. The report offers 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.Smokeless tobacco is a niche sector of the Canadian market with at best been stable. Despite increasingly stringent restrictions on smoking, any large-scale move to snuff, snus or chewing tobacco has failed to materialise. Volumes in 2016 were estimated at 261 tons 27.2% down on 1990. Presently the sector accounts for less than 1.0% of total tobacco sales in the Canadian market. Recent moves to ban the use of flavors appear set to impact more significantly on sales. GlobalData forecasts total volumes down at 159.3 tons in 2025 which is 57.3% of their level in 2015.


  • Total smokeless sales are estimated at 279 tons in 2015 although are forecast to drop to 261 tons in 2016.
  • Per capita consumption of smokeless tobacco is relatively high at 7.5g per person in 2016 although this is down on 11.9g in 1990.
  • Imports of smokeless tobacco were worth C$22.3 million in 2015. Re-exports are worth considerably less.
  • GlobalData forecasts total volumes down at 159.3 tons in 2025 which is 57.3% of their level in 2015.
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  • 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.

Market context
Market size and structure
Production and trade
Taxation and retail prices
Manufacturers and brands
The smoking population
Operating constraints
Prospects and forecasts

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