Home » Podcasts, Tobacco » Cigarette Pricing - More than just a Number


May 2, 2012

Cigarette Pricing - More than just a Number

748125_11252634_sxc

Cigarette pricing is an important aspect of the tobacco industry because price is an effective way to reduce global smoking prevalence, according to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Don Hedley, research analyst at Euromonitor International, explains that there is an ongoing argument between tobacco companies and the FCTC regarding cigarette pricing. While the FCTC says that lower prices will reduce smokers worldwide, tobacco companies say that higher prices will increase illicit trade in the global tobacco industry. Governments can also weigh in on the issue, as taxes on tobacco products generally benefit governments. Governments can also insist that manufacturers raise prices to generate more revenue.

Download this episode as an Mp3

ITunes10Subscribe to our podcasts on iTunes 


« Flavours and Textures: How Local Consumer Taste Palates Are Defining Global Soft Drinks | Main | Hear Euromonitor Speak at the London International Wine Fair Conference 2012 »

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Subscribe

 RSS Feed

Receive New Posts via Email:

 

Join us on...


View our YouTube Channel Follow Euromonitor on Twitter Become a Fan on Facebook Connect with Euromonitor on LinkedIn

Filter by Category

Filter by Geography

Filter by Industry

Recent Posts

Smaller Emerging Markets Still Shine in 2014

Euromonitor to Speak at Vitafoods Asia 2014

Euromonitor to Speak at 3rd ICIS European Butadiene & Derivatives Conference

In Focus: Income Inequality between Men and Women to Worsen in Asia Pacific

Emerging Markets Among Highest Growth in Employment in Finance

Grooming Routines Around the World

Ichitan Group Paves the Way for Local Players in the Thai Soft Drinks Market

Shifting Power in the Beer Market

Why US Still Trumps China in Personal Accessories Strategies

Euromonitor to Speak at International Jewellery London 2014