DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pdw6mj/world_cigarettes) has announced the addition of the "World Cigarettes 2 - Asia, Far East and Middle East 2014" report to their offering.
Asia, Far East and Middle East 2014 report is the result of extensive market research covering the Asia, Far East and Middle East cigarettes market. It provides an analysis of changing consumption patterns and evolving market drivers in the cigarettes industry in the region. This report provides detailed market data for cigarettes and its related segments for historic and future years.
- In Cambodia, Forecasts for 2014 are for a 4% rise in sales despite the continuing threat of contraband. In part this will be linked to a surge in sales prior to a hike in excise tax in July 2014. Volumes are forecast at 7.5 billion pieces by the end of 2014.
- The Sri Lankan cigarette market has suffered mixed fortunes recently. After seeing strong growth in 2010 and 2011 the sector was badly hit by tax hikes in 2012 which reduced sales by 3.8% with a further fall in volumes of 5.4% following in 2013.
- There are reported to be 15 cigarette manufacturers located in the UAE's free zones. Production was estimated to have risen to a peak of 29.2 billion pieces in 2010 but dropped to 19.87 billion pieces in 2012, although no official figures are released.
Key Topics Covered:
- Market Size
- Market Structure
- Manufacturers and Brands
- Taxation and Retail Prices
- The Smoking Population
- Production and Trade
- Operating Constraints
- Company Profiles
- Prospects and Forecasts
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