Cigarettes in Ghana, 2017

Cigarettes in Ghana, 2017

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Cigarettes in Ghana, 2017


"Cigarettes in Ghana, 2017" is an analytical report by Globaldata that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the market. The report offers Market size and structure of the overall and per capita consumption based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing analysis, and our in-house expertise.

Per capita consumption of cigarettes in Ghana is extremely low at only 53 pieces in 2016. Nevertheless, the market has considerable potential despite a collapse in the economy in 1999 that resulted in major economic difficulties, which have only recently been overcome. Contraband is notable, however, with estimates giving it 10% of sales. Legitimate sales in 2016 are estimated at 1,425 million pieces, down 14.2% on 1990 levels. Cigarette volumes are forecast to rise 38.9% to 1.98 billion pieces by the end of 2026. Per capita consumption is set to increase by 12.1% over the same period to 59 pieces.


Legitimate sales in 2016 are estimated at 1,425 million pieces, down 14.2% on 1990 levels.

British American Tobacco (BAT) Ghana dominates the market with 97% of sales in 2016.

Other manufacturers accounted for 3% of sales in 2016 compared with 15.8% in 2008.

In 2006, it was announced that BAT Ghana was to cease local production and, since 2007, BAT has been supplying the market from Nigeria and South Africa.

Cigarette volumes are forecast to rise 38.9% to 1.98 billion pieces by the end of 2026.

Per capita consumption is set to increase by 12.1% over the same period to 59 pieces.

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Table of Contents

1. Overview 5

2. Market Size 6

3. Market Structure 10

4. Manufacturers & Brands 12

5. Taxation & Retail 16

5.1. Taxation 16

5.2. Retail Prices 18

6. The Smoking Population 19

7. Production & Trade 22

7.1. Production 22

7.2. Imports 24

7.3. Exports 27

8. Operating constraints 28

8.1. Advertising Restrictions 29

8.2. Health Warnings 30

8.3. Government Restrictions 31

9. Prospects & Forecasts 32

10. Appendix 34

10.1. What is this Report About? 34

10.2. Time Frame 35

10.3. Product Category Coverage 36

10.4. Methodology 37

10.5. About GlobalData 39

10.6. Disclaimer 40

10.7. Contact Us 41

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology 37

Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance 39

List of Tables

Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2016 7

Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2016 9

Table 3: Market Breakdown by Type: Filter v Plain, 2001-2015, Million Pieces 10

Table 4: Market Breakdown by Type: Filter v Plain, 2001-2015, % 10

Table 5: Market Breakdown by Cigarette Length, %, 2000-2015 10

Table 6: Market Breakdown by Blend, %, 2000-2015 11

Table 7: Market Breakdown by Pack Type, %, 2000-2015 11

Table 8: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000-2016, Million Pieces 13

Table 9: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, %, 2000-2016 14

Table 10: Excise Rates, 2008 & 2009, Cedi/Stick 16

Table 11: Retail Prices, Alcohol & Tobacco, % change, 2003-2016 18

Table 12: Smoking Population, 1990-2016 20

Table 13: Cigarette Use by Age & Sex, 2008 21

Table 14: Cigarette Production, Million Pieces, 1990-2006 23

Table 15: Cigarette Imports, Million Pieces, 1990-2015 25

Table 16: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2005-2015, Million Pieces 26

Table 17: Cigarette Exports, Million Pieces, 1996-2015 27

Table 18: Consumption Forecasts, Million Pieces, 2016-2026 33

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