Smoking tobacco Belgium provides an in-depth and strategic analysis of the market for RYO/MYO tobacco markets. The report establishes market size and structure, analyses trends and developments for the last 13 years with forecasts to 2022. Detailed information is provided on consumption trends, grey market, product availability and development, retail pricing, taxation rates and structures, manufacturer positioning and share, brand ownership and share, national production and trade data and trends, key operating constraints and future potential, including forecasts.
The report examines the market in Belgium and Luxembourg, both as an entity and separately. Following JTI's acquisition of Gryson in 2012, it now ranks second in the market, having overtaken BAT. Cross-border purchases are a major but unpredictable element in these markets. In per capita terms, and including cross-border trade, consumption is quite high at over 1kg per head with hand rolled cigarettes accounting for over half of all cigarettes smoked.