"Smoking Tobacco in France" is now available at Fast Market Research

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Published: Mon Aug 24 2015

During the bulk of the review period, smoking tobacco was the main winner amongst traditional tobacco products – excluding vapour devices. However, this situation could not last forever. After years of impressive growth (with a volume CAGR of 11% over 2009-2014) sales of RYO tobacco suddenly dropped by 6% in volume terms in 2014. This trend reversal can be attributed to the strong increase in taxes on smoking tobacco during the last couple of years.

Competitive Landscape

The competition is widely consolidated in RYO tobacco, with the top five players in cigarettes also being present in RYO tobacco, such as Seita Groupe Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco France. With a 31% volume share, JT International France remained the leader in volume terms in France in 2014, thanks to its brands Fleur du Pays and Camel. It was followed by Philip Morris France with the brands Interval and Marlboro. Brands such as Camel and Marlboro in RYO tobacco take advantage of their popularity in cigarettes, as smokers are increasingly looking for the same taste as in cigarettes, only cheaper. The main distributor remained Logista, formerly Altadis Distribution France.

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Industry Prospects

The strong increase in taxes could be a death blow to the positive progression of volume sales in smoking tobacco in the five years to come. By virtue of a better value for money positioning, the strong development of MYO tobacco, a vintage retro-style and increasingly well-established consumption, RYO tobacco enjoyed strong growth until an abrupt slowdown in early 2014.

Report Overview

Discover the latest market trends and uncover sources of future market growth for the Smoking Tobacco industry in France with research from Euromonitor's team of in-country analysts.

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The Smoking Tobacco in France market research report includes:

* Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
* Detailed segmentation of international and local products
* Historic volumes and values, company and brand market shares
* Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth
* Production, imports by origin, exports by destination
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