Cigarettes in Sri Lanka, 2018

Published by Global Data on 13th November 2018 | Ref: 1107196 | This Report Is In Stock

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Cigarettes in Sri Lanka, 2018


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

The Sri Lankan cigarette market has suffered mixed fortunes in recent times. After seeing strong growth in 2010 and 2011, the sector was badly hit by tax rises in 2012 which reduced sales by 3.8%, with a further fall in volumes of 5.4% following in 2013. Further, more serious problems have followed since 2014 a growing number of smoker’s downtrading to beedies. Volumes are forecast to have dropped back to 3.15 billion pieces in 2017 impacted badly by the introduction of VAT on cigarettes in 2016.


- The cigarette smoking population had been broadly stable although recently there is evidence that the percentage of adults is falling.

- Sri Lanka has only one significant domestic cigarette manufacturer: the 84%-owned BAT subsidiary Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC).

- Imports and exports are of little importance to the overall market. Imports are low due to the high tariff on entry while exports are restricted to the Maldives, meaning quantities are small.

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- The differing growth rates in regional product sales drive fundamental shifts in the market.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Overview 5

2. Market Size 6

3. Market Structure 13

4. Manufacturers & Brands 16

5. Taxation & Retail 21

5.1. Taxation 21

5.2. Retail Prices 25

6. The Smoking Population 27

7. Production & Trade 31

7.1. Production 31

7.2. Imports 34

7.3. Exports 38

8. Operating Constraints 42

8.1. Advertising Restrictions 42

8.2. Health Warnings 43

8.3. Other Restrictions 44

9. Company Profiles 45

10. Prospects & Forecasts 46

11. Appendix 48

11.1. What is this Report About? 48

11.2. Time Frame 48

11.3. Product Category Coverage 48

11.4. Methodology 49

11.5. About GlobalData 51

11.6. Disclaimer 52

11.7. Contact Us 53

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