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World Cigarettes Costa Rica

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Published Date : Oct 2013

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Tobacco Products

No. of Pages : 28 Pages

"World Cigarettes Costa Rica” is a new report by ERC that focuses on the extent to which Costa Rica Cigarettes market has evolved in line with changing smoking habits, the competitive environment and economic developments, as well as analyzing the implications market realignments have had on top multinational companies.

Key Findings

  • The market is dominated by two companies, both linked to leading multinationals. BAT Central America (BATCA) is the leading player with a reduced 52.9% of sales in 2012.
  • One report in mid 2013 placed contraband volumes at around 0.8 million pieces per day (292 million pieces a year) up from around 0.65 million pieces per day (234 million pieces a year) in 2012.
  • Volumes are set to fall back between 2012 and 2015 and will be 2.2% below 2012 levels by 2022. Per capita consumption over the coming decade is predicted to drop by12.8% to 376 pieces.


  • "World Cigarettes Costa Rica” report is a qualitative report providing extensive and highly detailed consumption data on the Cigarettes industry in Costa Rica.
  • This report is the result of ERC's extensive market research covering Cigarettes across Costa Rica.The report provides consumption data based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing work and our in-house expertise in the Cigarettes Industry in order to offer extensive data about the trends and dynamics affecting the Cigarettes industry.
  • This report is aimed at companies operating in the Cigarettes industry and for new companies considering entry into Cigarettes industry.
  • This report provides detailed data of the manufacturers operating in the Cigarettes industry in Costa Rica. 
  • This report also provides market size of the Cigarettes industry in  Costa Rica along with other data relating to the regulations, retail price, smoking population, production and trade and forecast data.

Reasons To Buy

  • Cigarettes companies require a detailed understanding of Cigarettes consumption in order to align their sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market. This report clarifies in detail, by region and company, where the growth opportunities are in Cigarettes industry to enable effective marketing plan
  • 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 shifting market dynamics is key to ensuring maximum sales in the future
  • The differing growth rates in overall regional product sales drive fundamental shifts in the market. This report provides detailed, authoritative data on these changes for marketers
  • The report provides the latest data on market dynamics in the Cigarettes industry across Costa Rica, providing marketers with essential data in order to understand their own position in the market and to identify where to compete in the future
Table of Content

Market Size
Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2013
Duty Paid v Non-Duty Paid Sales, 2011-2013
Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2013
Market Structure
Market Segmentation by Blend, 2000-2012
Manufacturers and Brands
Manufacturer Sales and Market Shares, 2000-2013
Taxation and Retail Prices
Summary of Cigarette Taxes, 2012
Retail Prices
Index of Cigarette Prices, July 2006-September 2012
The Smoking Population
Smoking Population, 1990-2012
Production and Trade
Cigarette Production, 1990-2012
Cigarette Imports, 1995-2012
Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2000-2012
Cigarette Exports, 2007-2012
Operating Constraints
Advertising Restrictions
Health Warnings
Other Restrictions
Company Profiles
British American Tobacco Central America
Tabacalera Costarricense SA
Prospects and Forecasts
Consumption Forecasts to 2022

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