Cigarette sales fell by 17.1% between January and November 2011 , reaching 2762.9 billion packs, while the sale of snuff pipe nearly quadrupled , rose 287% – up to 1.24 million kilos.
According to recent data published by the Commissioner for the Tobacco Market in value, the sale of cigarettes to November stood at 10,357.8 million euros, 5.9% less.
Marlboro, Philip Morris, tops the list with a volume market share with 13.14% in volume, the sale of snuff rolling down 6.6%, up to 6.54 million kilos , valued at more than 581.3 million euros, representing a 32% increase. In the case of cigarettes, sales volume in the first eleven months of the year reached 1710.4 million units (+23.6%), while the value remained stable (+1%), up to 393, 6 million euros.
Meanwhile, sales in value of snuff pipe also recorded a significant growth of 282.4%, to over 54.7 million euros. For cigarette brands Marlboro, Philip Morris, tops the list with a market share in volume with 13.14% and reduced its position compared with 14% stake in the same period in 2010.
We are Winston (JT International), with 11.6% market share (10.75% a year earlier) and Fortuna (Altadis) with 8.89%, compared to 10.12% achieved between January and November last year.