The cigarette market in Slovakia has experienced wide fluctuations in demand with impending tax increases encouraging end-of-year purchases and boosting sales, often followed by a slump in demand in the early months of the following year. PMI leads the market and has recently strengthened its position again. There is no local cigarette manufacturing in Slovakia now. The 2004 closure of the former SIT manufacturing facilities by Imperial Tobacco due to a regional restructuring program resulted in a market largely sourced from imports.
-The non-duty paid sector is marginal, accounting for 0.9% of the total in 2014
-A combination of further tax rises to meet EU minimum excise requirements is expected to result in further price rises, and this in addition to the tightening of controls on smoking since 2009 will further depress cigarette demand long-term
Cigarettes in Slovakia, is an analytical report by Canadean that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Slovakian market.
What else does this report offer?
-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
-Detailed information such as market shares and recent developments of the manufacturers and leading brands, along with company profiles
-Regulations, taxation, retail pricing, smoking habits, and the growing health concerns affecting overall production
-Prospects and forecasts of overall sales and consumption for 2014 to 2024
-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
-As consumers product demands evolve, the dynamics between different countries also change favoring some countries and leaving others increasingly out of line with demand patterns. As a result, understanding the specific dynamics of the Slovakian market is crucial to ensuring maximum future sales
-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