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Smoking Tobacco in Finland, 2018

Smoking Tobacco in Finland, 2018


Smoking Tobacco in Finland, 2018, is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in Finland. 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 to 2027.

The market for tobacco products amounted to just over 8,000 tons at the start of the historic period in 1990. As of 2017 sales had dropped toon a recent high in 2015. Volumes have dropped back by 41.8% between 2007 and 2017.


  • Finland is a small and declining market for smoking tobacco, and is dominated by RYO as opposed to MYO cigarette tobacco, with Pipe Tobacco only forming a minor niche of smoking tobacco volumes in 2017.
  • The overall market is quite small, but, in common with other Scandinavian countries, per capita consumption is quite high.
  • Since local production ended in 2004, the market has been supplied through imports.
  • Until the end of 2008, France was the major source of these imports, reflecting in investment in the market.
  • During 2009, Denmark was the main source of imports.
  • The Netherlands emerged as the main source in 2010, a position it has retained.
  • Volumes were 484 tons in 2016.
  • Exports, which now consist entirely of re-exports, are marginal.
  • Taxes on smoking tobacco comprise a specific excise, an ad valorem excise tax and VAT.
  • Fine cut is also subject to a minimum rate of duty.
  • There are different rates for fine cut smoking tobacco and other smoking tobacco.
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.

Executive Summary
Market context
Tobacco Products Market (%), 2007 & 2017
Tobacco Products Market (Tons), 2007-2017
Market size and structure
Consumption of Smoking Tobacco (Tons), 2007-2017
Per Capita Consumption of Smoking Tobacco (Grams per Year), 2007-2017
Market Segmentation by FCT and Pipe Tobacco, 2007-2017
Cigarette Consumption, Manufactured vs FCT, 2007-2017
Production and trade
Imports (Tons), 2008-2016
Imports by Country of Origin (%), 2016
Imports in packs ≤500g (Volume), 2008-2016
Imports in packs ≤500g (Value), 2008-2016
Exports (Tons), 2005-2015
Taxation and retail prices
Taxation Rates, Smoking Tobacco, January 2017
EU: Fine Cut Tobacco, Tax Incidence Comparison, 2017
Retail Price List, EUR per Pack, 2010-2017
Manufacturers and brands
Manufacturer Shares (%), 2011-2016
Brand Family Shares (%), 2009-2016
Company Profiles
The smoking population
Adult Smoking Prevalence, Total and by Gender, 2006-2016
Smoking Prevalence Among Males, by Age, 2011,2013, 2015
Smoking Prevalence Among Females, by Age, 2011,2013, 2015
Operating constraints
Operating Constraints
Advertising Restrictions
Labeling Requirements
Other Restrictions
Retail Structure
Retail Prices
Prospects and forecasts
Fine Cut Tobacco Consumption (Tons), 2017-2027
Per Capita Consumption (Grams per Year), 2017-2027

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