Cigarettes in Syria, 2018

Cigarettes in Syria, 2018

  • GlobalData
  • November 2018
  • Retail
  • 49 pages

Report Description

Cigarettes in Syria, 2018


"Cigarettes in Syria, 2018", is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Syrian 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.

Syria is one of the larger countries in the Middle East and gained independence from France in 1946. Prior to the recent ongoing civil war it had a population of over 22 million, although this is currently estimated as down at around 18 million.


- King size filter cigarettes used to dominate the market and were favored by most consumers although historically their availability has been affected by supply problems. Some 100mm domestic and imported brands also featured. However, the emphasis is shifting towards shorter cigarettes to compete with illegal imports and cross-border supplies.
- Forecasting the Syrian market is complicated given the ongoing civil war. Nevertheless, GlobalData believes the current conflict is nearing its end, with this expected to benefit the cigarette market. Our current estimates are that the overall market will see strong growth over the coming decade with volumes reaching 18.4 billion pieces in 2027 as both local production capacity and distribution improves. Per capita sales are forecast at 732 pieces in 2027. Illegal and cross-border trade is expected to remain a major part of the market hampering sales.

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.

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Table of Contents
1. Overview 5
2. Market Size 6
3. Market Structure 13
4. Manufacturers & Brands 14

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