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World Cigarettes France

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Published Date : Feb 2014

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Tobacco Products

No. of Pages : 54 Pages

"World Cigarettes France” is a new report by ERC that focuses on the extent to which France Cigarettesmarket 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

  • France remains a sizeable but declining market for cigarettes, with duty paid volume having been fairly stable at between 54 and 55 billion pieces during the past few years but declining by 4.9% to 51.5 billion pieces in 2012 with a retail market value of around €15.5 billion.
  • Industry data indicates an even sharper 4.9% drop in market volume to 51.46 billion pieces in 2012, with an even greater 7.3% fall projected for 2013. Consumption in the 1st half of the year was 8.9% down on the previous year.
  • France remains a sizeable but declining market for cigarettes, with duty paid volume having been fairly stable at between 54 and 55 billion pieces during the past few years but declining by 4.9% to 51.5 billion pieces in 2012 with a retail market value of around €15.5 billion.


  • "World Cigarettes France” report is a qualitative report providing extensive and highly detailed consumption data on the Cigarettes industry in France.
  • This report is the result of ERC's extensive market research covering Cigarettes across France. 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 France.
  • This report also provides market size of the Cigarettesindustry in France 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 France, 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
Monthly Incidence of Cross-Border Cigarette Purchasing, 2006-2011
Total Duty Paid and Illegal Consumption, 2006-2012
Annual Quantity of Illegal Cigarettes Seized in France, 2000-2012
Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2013
Retail Sales of Cigarettes (Current Value), 1990-2013
Market Structure
Market Breakdown, Blond v Dark Cigarettes, 2000-2013
Market Breakdown, Filter v Plain, 2000-2013
Market Breakdown, Domestic v Imported Cigarettes, 2000-2012
Market Segmentation by Type and Strength, 2000-2013
Blond Cigarettes: Breakdown by Strength/Flavour, 2005-2013
Market Breakdown by Pack Size, 2000-2013
Tobacconist Numbers, 1996-2011
Manufacturers and Brands
Manufacturer Sales and Market Shares, 2000-2013
Blond and Menthol Segment: Manufacturer Shares, 2005-2012
Market Shares of Leading Brand Families, 2000-2013
Share of Top Selling Brand Variants, 2000-2013
Taxation and Retail Prices
Taxation on Cigarettes, 1990-2013
EU Countries, Retail Price and Tax Incidence Comparison, 2013
Retail Prices
Trends in the Retail Price of Cigarettes, 2000-2013
Retail Prices, Leading Brand Families, 2004-2014
Cigarette Price Comparison, Neighbouring Countries, July 2013
The Smoking Population
Smoking Population, 1990-2013
Smoking Prevalence by Age and Gender, 2005 and 2010
Incidence of Smoking by Age Group, 1992-1999
Breakdown of Smoking Population by Gender and Age Group, 1992-1999
Production and Trade
Cigarette Production, 1990-2012
Imports of Cigarettes, 1990-2012
Imports of Cigarettes by Country of Origin, 2000-2012
Exports of Cigarettes, 1990-2012
Exports of Cigarettes by Country of Destination, 2000-2012
Operating Constraints
Advertising Restrictions
Health Warnings/Labelling Requirements
Other Restrictions
Company Profiles
Philip Morris France SAS
Seita-Groupe Imperial Tobacco/Imperial Tobacco France
Prospects and Forecasts
Consumption Forecasts to 2022

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