Smoking tobacco Norway 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.
As elsewhere in Scandinavia, smokeless tobacco is a feature of the tobacco market, accounting for 27.8% of the overall market. Smoking tobacco accounts for 22.5%: down from over 50% in 1990. HRT consumption stood at 886 tonnes in 2012, some 75% below 1990 levels and equivalent to 188gms per head. Until 2000 hand rolled cigarettes accounted for over half of cigarette consumption and even today account for more than a third of the total. By 2022, HRT consumption is forecast to drop by almost 10% while demand for manufactured cigarettes is expected to drop by almost 14%.