The Indian cigarette market is extremely price sensitive and consequently future market development will depend heavily on the prevailing tax regime and any further changes to this as well as the general economic climate. As levels of disposable income rise, longer term, consumers may be able to trade up along the well-established ladder of tobacco products, according to affordability, with cigarettes remaining the ultimate aspiration of many smokers.
Domestic production dominates the market as imported cigarettes remain beyond the purchasing power of the vast majority of potential consumers. Overall production is estimated to have declined by 2.0% in 2013/14.
Four local producers dominate the cigarette market, accounting for a combined share of around 98% of the duty paid market. ITC is by far the leading supplier holding a volume share of 75.7% in 2013-14 and is even more dominant in value terms.
Legitimate duty paid market volume is forecast to fall over the next tax year but recover from 2017 onwards - a drop of 3.1% against 2013/14 levels.
Cigarettes in India, is an analytical report by Canadean which provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Indian market.
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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
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