Cigars in Thailand - New Report Available

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Sun Dec 20 2015

Cigars and cigarillos are not popular in Thailand as they carry high prices, have a strong taste and can rarely be found in general grocery stores. Moreover, cigar consumption is associated with affluence, older people and high society. Thus, cigars and cigarillos is a niche category in the country. Cigars and cigarillos are sometimes smoked for leisure, as part of a lifestyle. No local company is present in cigars. Most cigars available in Thailand are imported from Cuba, Belgium and the US.

Competitive Landscape

In Thailand, only a few companies compete in cigars. The leading company, CorporaciĆ³n Habanos, is an international player. In 2014, CorporaciĆ³n Habanos posted a 3% increase in retail volume sales to account for a 38% share. J Cortes Cigars was the second-ranked player with a 36% share, following a 2% increase in retail volume sales. "Others" which includes companies like Lee Intertrade, Macrorich, Saha Vara, Intertrade, Sahasiri and Piriyapul International, accounted for the remaining retail volume shares.

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Industry Prospects

The demand for cigars and cigarillos is expected to remain niche in Thailand. Cigar consumption is associated with a luxury lifestyle, affluent consumers and specific places. Middle-aged men and foreigners are the key consumers, although some women have started to smoke cigars. The average unit price of cigars is predicted to rise year-on-year over the forecast period.

Report Overview

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The Cigars in Thailand 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
* Robust and transparent market research methodology, conducted in-country

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* What is the market size of Cigars in Thailand?
* What are the major brands in Thailand?
* What are the main distribution channels for cigars in Thailand and which are performing well?
* What is the proportion of hand-made versus machine manufactured cigars in Thailand?

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