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Cigarettes in Ivory Coast, 2019

Cigarettes in Ivory Coast, 2019 is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in Ivory Coast's tobacco market. 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 until 2028.

The Ivory Coast has traditionally been one of the most promising markets for cigarette manufacturers and importers. A relatively stable economy, rising income levels, and steady population growth have all helped to boost volumes. However, with events such as the devaluation of the CFA Franc in 1994 and the aftermath of the military coup in December 1999, the market began to show a degree of volatility, culminating in a dramatic collapse in sales in 2003 and 2004 as a result of internal civil disruption. Only since signing a peace agreement in April 2005 have hostilities ceased, and some degree of normality has now returned. Sales expanded strongly between 2010 and 2014, following the installation of new equipment by SITAB, and were estimated at 4,438 million pieces in 2014. Only because of the impact of rising prices brought about by a change in tax rates has the market suffered a correction. Volumes dropped 9% in 2015 to 4,040 million pieces with a further fall of 1.1% in 2016 to 3,995 million pieces. Volumes are estimated to have fallen further to 3,850 million pieces in 2018.


– Contraband sales, as in many other African nations, are an important feature of the local cigarette market and increased in late 2002 as hostilities intensified.

– The local market is a mix of dark tobacco cigarettes and English-style, flue-cured Virginia blend cigarettes, but with American blend cigarettes also featuring and gaining share.

– As in many of the French-speaking markets of Africa, the Ivory Coast market has, for many years, been dominated by Coralma International, a subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco.

– Import duties stand at 20% of the fob value as of March 2019, although imports from UEMOA and ECOWAS may be eligible for preferential treatment.

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.

Key Players

Coralma International

Imperial Tobacco

Société Ivoirienne des Tabacs (SITAB)

British American Tobacco

Philip Morris International

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Figures

1. Overview

2. Market Size

3. Market Structure

4. Manufacturers & Brands

5. Taxation & Retail Prices

5.1. Taxation

5.2. Retail Prices

6. The Smoking Population

7. Production & Trade

7.1. Production

7.2. Imports

7.3. Exports

8. Operating constraints

8.1. Advertising Restrictions

8.2. Health Warnings

8.3. Government Restrictions

9. Company Profiles

10. Prospects & Forecasts

11. Appendix

11.1. What is this report about?

11.2. Time Frame

11.3. Product Category Coverage

11.4. Methodology

11.5. About GlobalData

11.6. Disclaimer

11.7. Contact Us

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990–2018, Million Pieces

Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, 1990–2018

Table 3: Market Breakdown by Type: Filter v Plain, 2007–2017, Million Pieces

Table 4: Market Breakdown by Type: Filter v Plain, 2007–2017, %

Table 5: Segmentation by Price Sector, 2005 & 2006, %

Table 6: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000–2018, Million Pieces

Table 7: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, %, 2000–2018

Table 8: Cigarette Prices, Leading Brands, 2003–2010

Table 9: Smoking Population, 1990–2018

Table 10: Adult Prevalence of Smoking (%), Tobacco and Cigarettes, 2009

Table 11: Cigarette Production, 1990–2017

Table 12: Cigarette Imports, 1990–2017

Table 13: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2007–2017, Million Pieces

Table 14: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2007–2017, %

Table 15: Cigarette Exports, 1990–2017

Table 16: Cigarette Exports by Country of Destination, 2007–2017, Million Pieces

Table 17: Cigarette Exports by Country of Origin, 2007–2017, %

Table 18: Société Ivoirienne des Tabacs (SITAB) SA

Table 19: Consumption Forecasts, 2018–2028

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance


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