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Tobacco in the United Arab Emirates

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  • 44 Pages
  • August 2022
  • Region: United Arab Emirates
  • Euromonitor International
  • ID: 1345997
The United Arab Emirates achieved one of the highest vaccination rates globally with social gatherings becoming more commonplace in 2021, and with an influx of tourists not only due to Expo 2020 but also due to imposed travel restrictions elsewhere. Shisha bars resumed operations to full capacity during the year, supporting the much lower decline recorded by pipe tobacco with predictions for rising demand heading into 2022.

The Tobacco in United Arab Emirates report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be the new legislative, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2026 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Cigarettes, Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco, Smokeless Tobacco, E-Vapour Products and Heated Tobacco.

Data coverage: Market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Tobacco market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.

Table of Contents

TOBACCO IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • Tobacco in 2021: The big picture
  • Focus on next-generation products
  • Competitive landscape
  • Retailing developments
  • What next for tobacco?
OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
  • Legislation
  • Legislative overview
  • Summary 1 Legislation Summary at a Glance
  • Minimum legal smoking age
  • Smoking prevalence
  • Tar levels
  • Plain packaging
  • Advertising and sponsorship
  • Point-of-sale display bans
  • Smoking in public places
  • Low ignition propensity (LIP) cigarette regulation
  • Flavoured tobacco product ban
  • Reduced harm
  • Vapour products
PRODUCTION/IMPORTS/EXPORTS
MARKET INDICATORS
  • Table 1 Number of Adult Smokers by Gender 2016-2021
MARKET DATA
  • Table 2 Sales of Tobacco by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 3 Sales of Tobacco by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 4 Sales of Tobacco by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 5 Sales of Tobacco by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 6 Forecast Sales of Tobacco by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 7 Forecast Sales of Tobacco by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 8 Forecast Sales of Tobacco by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 9 Forecast Sales of Tobacco by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
  • Summary 2 Research Sources
CIGARETTES IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATESKEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Cigarette volumes see further rising demand in 2021
  • Brand owners compete on price
  • Retailing landscape skews towards higher sales via large-scale grocery retailers
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Cigarettes likely to remain most popular form of tobacco over forecast period
  • Overall volume growth to be challenged
  • Companies likely to seek permission to sell online
TAXATION AND PRICING
  • Taxation rates
  • Summary 3 Taxation and Duty Levies 2016-2021
  • Average cigarette pack price breakdown
  • Summary 4 Average Cigarette Pack Price Breakdown: Brand Examples
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 10 Sales of Cigarettes: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 11 Sales of Cigarettes by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 12 Sales of Cigarettes: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 13 Sales of Cigarettes by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 14 Sales of Cigarettes by Blend: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 15 Sales of Cigarettes by Standard/Menthol/Capsule: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 16 Sales of Cigarettes by Regular/Slim/Superslim/Microslim: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 17 Sales of Cigarettes by Pack Size: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 18 Sales of Cigarettes by Price Band: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 19 NBO Company Shares of Cigarettes: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 20 LBN Brand Shares of Cigarettes: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 21 Sales of Cigarettes by Distribution Format: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 22 Illicit Trade Estimate of Cigarettes: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 23 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 24 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 25 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 26 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 27 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes by Blend: % Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 28 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes by Standard/Menthol/Capsule: % Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 29 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes by Regular/Slim/Superslim/Microslim: % Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 30 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes by Pack Size: % Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 31 Forecast Sales of Cigarettes by Price Band: % Volume 2021-2026
CIGARS, CIGARILLOS AND SMOKING TOBACCO IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATESKEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Cigars and cigarillos continue to lose ground
  • Declines for pipe tobacco start to ease in 2021
  • Illicit trade in cigars increasing
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Shisha consumption to bounce back as life returns to some level of normality
  • Cigars and cigarillos expected to remain subdued over the forecast period
  • E-commerce to offer development potential
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 32 Sales of Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 33 Sales of Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 34 Sales of Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 35 Sales of Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 36 Sales of Cigars by Size: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 37 Sales of Cigarillos by Price Platform 2016-2021
  • Table 38 NBO Company Shares of Cigars and Cigarillos: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 39 LBN Brand Shares of Cigars and Cigarillos: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 40 NBO Company Shares of Cigars: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 41 LBN Brand Shares of Cigars: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 42 NBO Company Shares of Cigarillos: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 43 LBN Brand Shares of Cigarillos: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 44 NBO Company Shares of Smoking Tobacco: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 45 LBN Brand Shares of Smoking Tobacco: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 46 NBO Company Shares of Pipe Tobacco: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 47 LBN Brand Shares of Pipe Tobacco: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 48 NBO Company Shares of Fine Cut Tobacco: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 49 LBN Brand Shares of Fine Cut Tobacco: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 50 Distribution of Cigars and Cigarillos by Format: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 51 Distribution of Smoking Tobacco by Format: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 52 Forecast Sales of Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 53 Forecast Sales of Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 54 Forecast Sales of Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 55 Forecast Sales of Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
SMOKELESS TOBACCO, E-VAPOUR PRODUCTS AND HEATED TOBACCO IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATESKEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
  • British American Tobacco extends the flavour profile of Vuse
  • Point-of-sale advertising increasing
  • New launches to enter the market
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Companies to extend flavour profiles over forecast period
  • Growth predicted for e-vapour products and heated tobacco
  • E-commerce to offer rapid growth in an omnichannel approach to sales
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 56 Sales of Smokeless Tobacco, E-Vapour Products and Heated Tobacco by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 57 Distribution of Tobacco Heating Devices by Format: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 58 Distribution of Heated Tobacco by Format: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 59 Forecast Sales of Tobacco Heating Devices: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 60 Forecast Sales of Tobacco Heating Devices: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 61 Forecast Sales of Heated Tobacco: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 62 Forecast Sales of Heated Tobacco: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 63 Forecast Sales of Smokeless Tobacco, E-Vapour Products and Heated Tobacco by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 64 Forecast Sales of Smokeless Tobacco, E-Vapour Products and Heated Tobacco by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026