"Smoking Tobacco in Greece, 2019", is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the Greek tobacco market. It covers market size and structure along with per capita and overall consumption. Additionally, it focuses on brand data, retail pricing, prospects, and forecasts for sales and consumption until 2028.

Greece supports a substantial domestic cigarette market, although its profile has diminished somewhat as a result of the country’s recent economic problems. The market for smoking tobacco is relatively small. Cigarettes in 2018 accounted for 86.6% of the market, while smoking tobacco accounted for 12.3%.


  • The smoking tobacco market has performed extremely well from a very low base of 75 tons in 1990 to reach 2,361 tons by 2011, before falling back to 1,968 tons in 2014. Volumes improved slightly to 2,140 tons in 2016 and have recently fluctuated.
  • Greece is a major producer of smoking tobacco, with Karelia the largest producer.
  • Smoking tobacco imports have recorded an erratic upward path, recently benefitting from expansion in the domestic market.
  • The economic difficulties that have beset the Greek economy since 2009 have resulted in excise taxes having to be raised as a way to generate revenue, and tobacco excise tax has been a major target.

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