October 19th, 2016
In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.
October 13th, 2016
Thursday, October 13th at 9 a.m. CDT / 3 p.m. BST The current state of the tobacco industry is in flux, with a global decline in cigarette volumes, high prices and restrictive regulation impacting consumption and the emergence of a new “nicotine industry”. How will global tobacco evolve over the next 15 years? Register now […]
March 4th, 2015
The global female population totalled an estimated 3.6 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach 4.2 billion by 2030. Average disposable income amongst women is the highest it’s ever been, and women are living longer than men.
July 26th, 2013
Euromonitor International’s latest global tobacco market research shows world cigarette volumes have been kept afloat only by China, as global economic uncertainty and increasing tobacco control continues to take its toll. No region experienced volume increases in 2012 apart from Asia Pacific while world cigarettes values, normally propelled by growing unit prices and consumer upgrading, […]
July 31st, 2012
Euromonitor International’s latest global tobacco market statistics covering 2011 show that growing smoking populations in China and other large population developing markets plus the pricing strength of international brands has kept the global tobacco market robust in spite of falling cigarette volumes in many developed markets, itself exacerbated by the effects on consumers of the […]
July 19th, 2011
Global cigarette consumption, excluding China, contracted in 2010 with major companies reporting lower volumes but generally growing their global flagship brands. Pricing strength is even more a key to profitability than 2009. Product mix improvements are evident as are examples of migrations to mid-price and economy brands, though the premium sector is still generally hanging […]
August 17th, 2010
The world tobacco market was worth US$ 614 billion in 2009, escaping relatively unscathed by the world recession. However, global volume sales of cigarettes fell for the first time in 2009, with China, the largest cigarette market in the world, unable to shore up massive tax-driven declines in countries such as the US. In […]