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"Cigarettes in Saudi Arabia, 2016" is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Saudi Arabia 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.

Saudi Arabia has been one of the most pro-active countries in seeking to reduce the incidence of smoking in recent years. Through such efforts, sales nearly halved between 1994 and 1999. However, the situation since 1999 has been one of rising volumes and smoking incidence suggesting this policy has not been successful, with per capita consumption stood at 990 pieces in 2015.


- PMI is the acknowledged market leader, and the country's two leading brands are Marlboro and L&M. Non-duty paid sales is a growing feature of the market, with Yemen a major source.
- A combination of expected increases in the price of tobacco products and continuing government actions to curb tobacco consumption will restrict the market for cigarettes over the coming years.

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- 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.

Table of Contents
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. Other Restrictions
8.4. Other Restrictions
9 Prospects & Forecasts
10 Appendix
10.1. What is this Report About?
10.2. Time Frame
10.3. Product Category Coverage
10.4. Methodology
10.5. About GlobalData
10.6. Disclaimer
10.7. Contact Us

List of Tables
Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, Million Pieces, 1990-2015
Table 2: Non-Duty Paid Cigarette Sales, Million Pieces, 2003-2015
Table 3: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2015
Table 4: Market Value, SR Million, 1992-2015
Table 5: Manufacturer Sales, 2001-2015, Million Pieces
Table 6: Manufacturer Sales, 2001-2015, % Volume
Table 7: Marlboro (average price), SR/pack, December 2009-December 2015
Table 8: Cigarette Prices, SR/pack, March 2016
Table 9: Smoking Population, 1990-2014
Table 10: Cigarette Imports, Million Pieces, 1990-2013
Table 11: Imports by Country of Origin, 2000-2013, Million Pieces
Table 12: Imports by Country of Origin, 2000-2013, % Volume
Table 13: Consumption Forecasts to 2025

List of Figures
Figure 1: Methodology
Figure 2: Global Data at a glance

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