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Outlook on the Menthol Cigarette Global Market to 2026 - by Capsule Type, End-user, Size, Distribution Channel and Region

Research and Markets
·8-min read

Dublin, April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Menthol Cigarette Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to's offering.

The global menthol cigarette market exhibited moderate growth during 2015-2020. A menthol cigarette is a cylindrical roll of ground or shredded tobacco that is mixed together with menthol flavoring. Menthol is a chemical compound that is produced from mint plants, such as spearmint and peppermint. It is usually added in cigarettes to give a cooling sensation and reduce the harshness of the smoke for the consumer. It also has anesthetic effects and can aid in suppressing the cough reflex by soothing dry throats. In certain variants, menthol is present in small quantities within or near the cigarette filter to release a burst of flavor while smoking.

The rapid urbanization across the globe is one of the key factors driving the growth of the market. Owing to sedentary lifestyle habits and hectic schedules, working professionals are increasingly consuming cigarettes to relieve stress and relax their nerves. Menthol cigarettes offer a cooling sensation, sensory excitation and fresh flavor, which provides relief and makes the user more habitual to the flavor.

Additionally, the introduction of flavorless cigarettes with small menthol capsules and menthol cigarettes with an additional capsule is also providing a boost to the market growth. These capsules enable the user to manipulate the intensity of the flavor as per their choice. Apart from this, other product innovations, including the development of low-tar cigarettes and ultra-long and ultra-slim variants for female consumers, are also contributing to the market growth. Other factors, such as the rising number of smokers, including the young and female population, and aggressive promotional activities by manufacturers through social media platforms, are projected to drive the market further. Looking forward, the publisher expects the global menthol cigarette market to grow at a CAGR of 3.20% during 2021-2026

Key Market Segmentation:

The publisher provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global menthol cigarette market market report, along with forecasts for growth at the global, regional and country level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on region, capsule type, end-user, size and distribution channel.

Breakup by Capsule Type:

  • Single Capsule Menthol Cigarette

  • Double Capsule Menthol Cigarette

Breakup by End-User:

  • Male

  • Female

Breakup by Size:

  • King Size

  • 100s

  • Others

Breakup by Distribution Channel:

  • Supermarkets

  • Hypermarkets

  • Online Retailers

  • Others

Breakup by Region:

  • North America

  • United States

  • Canada

  • Asia Pacific

  • China

  • Japan

  • India

  • South Korea

  • Australia

  • Indonesia

  • Others

  • Europe

  • Germany

  • France

  • United Kingdom

  • Italy

  • Spain

  • Russia

  • Others

  • Latin America

  • Brazil

  • Mexico

  • Others

  • Middle East and Africa

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined with some of the key players being Alfred Dunhill Ltd., Altria Group Inc., British American Tobacco, China National Tobacco Corporation, Commonwealth Brands Inc., Essentra Plc, Imperial Brands Plc, Japan Tobacco Inc., KT&G Corporation, Liggett Group LLC, Lorillard Tobacco Company, Philip Morris International Inc., etc.

Key Questions Answered in This Report

1. What was the global menthol cigarette market size in 2019?
2. What will be the menthol cigarette market outlook during the next five years (2020-2025)?
3. What are the key global menthol cigarette market drivers?
4. What are the major menthol cigarette industry trends?
5. Who are the leading menthol cigarette manufacturers/industry players?
6. Which is the largest regional menthol cigarette market?
7. What is the dominant menthol cigarette distribution channel?
8. What is the menthol cigarette industry growth rate?
9. What is the key capsule type in the menthol cigarette market?
10. Who are the major end users of menthol cigarettes?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 Global Menthol Cigarette Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Market Forecast

6 Market Breakup by Capsule Type
6.1 Single Capsule Menthol Cigarette
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Market Forecast
6.2 Double Capsule Menthol Cigarette
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by End-User
7.1 Male
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Female
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast

8 Market Breakup by Size
8.1 King Size
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 100s
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
8.3 Others
8.3.1 Market Trends
8.3.2 Market Forecast

9 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
9.1 Supermarkets
9.1.1 Market Trends
9.1.2 Market Forecast
9.2 Hypermarkets
9.2.1 Market Trends
9.2.2 Market Forecast
9.3 Online Retailers
9.3.1 Market Trends
9.3.2 Market Forecast
9.4 Others
9.4.1 Market Trends
9.4.2 Market Forecast

10 Market Breakup by Region
10.1 North America
10.1.1 United States Market Trends Market Forecast
10.1.2 Canada Market Trends Market Forecast
10.2 Asia Pacific
10.2.1 China Market Trends Market Forecast
10.2.2 Japan Market Trends Market Forecast
10.2.3 India Market Trends Market Forecast
10.2.4 South Korea Market Trends Market Forecast
10.2.5 Australia Market Trends Market Forecast
10.2.6 Indonesia Market Trends Market Forecast
10.2.7 Others Market Trends Market Forecast
10.3 Europe
10.3.1 Germany Market Trends Market Forecast
10.3.2 France Market Trends Market Forecast
10.3.3 United Kingdom Market Trends Market Forecast
10.3.4 Italy Market Trends Market Forecast
10.3.5 Spain Market Trends Market Forecast
10.3.6 Russia Market Trends Market Forecast
10.3.7 Others Market Trends Market Forecast
10.4 Latin America
10.4.1 Brazil Market Trends Market Forecast
10.4.2 Mexico Market Trends Market Forecast
10.4.3 Others Market Trends Market Forecast
10.5 Middle East and Africa
10.5.1 Market Trends
10.5.2 Market Breakup by Country
10.5.3 Market Forecast

11 SWOT Analysis
11.1 Overview
11.2 Strengths
11.3 Weaknesses
11.4 Opportunities
11.5 Threats

12 Value Chain Analysis

13 Porters Five Forces Analysis
13.1 Overview
13.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
13.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
13.4 Degree of Competition
13.5 Threat of New Entrants
13.6 Threat of Substitutes

14 Price Indicators

15 Competitive Landscape
15.1 Market Structure
15.2 Key Players
15.3 Profiles of Key Players
15.3.1 Alfred Dunhill Limited Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials
15.3.2 Altria Group Inc. Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis
15.3.3 British American Tobacco Plc Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis
15.3.4 China National Tobacco Corporation Company Overview Product Portfolio
15.3.5 Commonwealth Brands Inc. Company Overview Product Portfolio
15.3.6 Essentra PLC Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials
15.3.7 Imperial Brands Plc Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis
15.3.8 Japan Tobacco Inc. Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis
15.3.9 KT&G Corporation Company Overview Product Portfolio
15.3.10 Liggett Group LLC Company Overview Product Portfolio
15.3.11 Lorillard Tobacco Company Company Overview Product Portfolio
15.3.12 Philip Morris International Inc. Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis

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