5 reports

  • SUMMARY OF CIGARETTE TAXES, 2017
  • CIGARETTE EXPORTS, 2007-2016

Cigarettes in Costa Rica, 2017 Summary Costa Rica is a relatively small market for cigarettes with legitimate sales of 1.6 Billion pieces in 2016, which is 23.8% down its levels in 1990. In per capita terms, consumption is moderate to low at 329 pieces per person in 2016 with per capita sales having fallen since 1990....

  • Cigarette
  • Costa Rica
  • Trade
  • Philip Morris International Inc.
  • Tabacalera Costarricense SA
  • CIGARETTES IN COSTA RICA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • CIGARETTES IN COSTA RICA - COMPANY PROFILES

Sales of cigarettes continued to decline in 2017, largely due to the significant decline in smoking among the younger legal-age generation, driven by a combination of legislation and cultural factors, which reinforced the overall negative perception of most tobacco products. In addition to the high taxes, which translate into higher unit prices,...

  • Cigarette
  • Tobacco
  • Costa Rica
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • Average Cigarette Pack Price Breakdown (Pack of 20): Brand Examples
  • Passport II

As tobacco consumption continues to become less convenient and socially accepted amongst the majority of the population, sales continued to witness a pattern of contraction in 2017. This scenario is becoming even more relevant amongst new potential smokers, particularly high school students and the local millennial population, where the cannabis...

  • Cigar
  • Cigarette
  • Tobacco
  • Costa Rica
  • Demand
  • Tabacalera Costarricense SA: Key Facts
  • KEY FACTS

Tabacalera Costarricense SA, a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc, is anticipated to continue leading cigarettes sales in Costa Rica over the forecast period, and to strengthen the broad recognition of its major mid-priced and premium brands Derby and Marlboro. The company shall continue to rely on brand extensions to maintain the...

  • Cigarette
  • Tobacco
  • Costa Rica
  • Demand
  • Tabacalera Costarricense SA
  • TAXATION AND PRICING
  • Passport 19

Cigar consumption increased in Costa Rica before and during the review period mainly due to a rise in travel and tourism, and an increase in the number of immigrants landing in Costa Rica, which helped to support premium cigars. Locals’ interest is growing in line with the acculturation process (globalisation), which is boosting more exclusive...

  • Cigarette
  • Costa Rica
  • Demand
  • Cruz Canela & Trust GB SA
  • Habanos SA