Tobacco Market Overview in Algeria
In value terms, tobacco production shrank dramatically to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production recorded a pronounced shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the maximum level at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.
The size of the tobacco market in Algeria contracted to $ in 2019, with a decrease of -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption, however, showed a mild reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2018 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.