Cigarettes in Russia is an analytical report that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Russian market. It covers market size and structure along with per capita and overall consumption. Additionally, it focuses on brand data, retail pricing, prospects and forecasts for sales and consumption to 2025.
- Smoking incidence grew among both males and females until 2008; thereafter there has been a dip in male smoking prevalence.
- Currently, 56% of adult males and 20% of adult females are smokers.
- Domestic market volume had more than doubled since 1990 but the downturn in the Russian economy in 2009 led to a 2.7% drop in consumption.
- The operating environment is gradually becoming more difficult, with increasing restrictions on promotion and smoking in public places and workplaces, as well as required reductions in tar and nicotine levels and a ban on advertising in 2005.
Russia is the second-largest cigarette market in the world after China. The country has a large population of approximately 142.5 million people, and although this had been gradually declining as a result of emigration and high levels of smoking and alcoholism, it has now stabilized. The economy grew consistently until 2009, when the global financial crisis impacted Russia, causing a sharp downturn and persistent economic problems. Smoking remains widespread, with an estimated 36.2% of the adult population currently regular or occasional smokers, representing a total of approximately 41.8 million adult smokers.
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