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Cigarette Paper Market

Cigarette Paper Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report, by Application, By Type, By Material : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2031

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Author's: Amit Jain | Roshan Deshmukh
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Cigarette Paper Market Research, 2031

The global cigarette paper market size was valued at $1.6 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach $2.2 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2022 to 2031.

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The cigarette paper market is segmented into Application, Type, and Material.

Cigarette paper is made from thin and lightweight "rag fibers" (nonwood plant fibers) such as flax, hemp, sisal, rice straw, and esparto. The paper is available in rolls and rectangular sheets of varying sizes and has a narrow strip of glue along one long edge. It may be transparent, colored, and flavored. It has a high filler content and a basis weight of 10-28 g/m2. To control the smoking properties, this paper has a porosity that is suited to the type of tobacco and contains additives that regulate burning. One critical paper characteristic is permeability; its primary physical influence is smoke dilution. Among the fillers used is calcium carbonate to influence the permeability and color, magnesium carbonate to improve ash color, or titanium oxide if particularly white ash is required. Sodium potassium tartrate (Seignette's salt), sodium, and potassium citrate are used as combustion regulators in cigarette paper, increased levels result in faster-burning papers. Poly (vinyl alcohol) in an aqueous solution is used for cigarette adhesives.

Moreover, the escalating popularity of eco-friendly tobacco papers is the major driver which propels the cigarette paper market demand. Due to consumers' growing concern for the environment, vendors are increasingly offering inventive, eco-friendly products like treeless cigarette rolling papers and filter tips. In order to lessen their reliance on felling trees, manufacturers are also creating rolling cigarette paper from organic sources including fruit and vegetable pulp and grown cotton. Filter bugs made of organic, treeless paper are offered by manufacturers. By removing extra tar and nicotine, the seed-infused cigarette filters in these rolling papers make smoking relatively safer. Advertising and promotion of tobacco products by manufacturers to attract more consumers and expand their portfolios is also a factor contributing to market growth. Moreover, there is now more indirect advertising, including sponsorship. Tobacco sponsorship is any type of financial support given to a person, organization, or event with the intention of directly or indirectly promoting the use of tobacco products. This can happen in a variety of contexts, including sports, music, and cultural events, image and logo advertising, merchandising, manipulating pack designs, and product placement in movies and TV shows. The increasing preference for roll-your-own cigarettes is a great opportunity for the cigarette paper market growth.

According to WHO, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Cigarette Control (WHO FCTC), the first international public health treaty, entered into force in 2005 and listed advertising as one of the causes of the sharp rise in tobacco use. The most effective way to decrease tobacco usage is thought to be a considerable increase in the taxes and costs of tobacco and other related products. Cigarette consumption per person has decreased due to high taxes and costs paired with effective tobacco control measures including prohibitions on advertisements and forbidding smoking in public places. These kinds of government policies badly affect the sale of alcoholic beverages worldwide and thus the growth of the cigarette paper industry.

According to the Cigarette Paper Market Analysis, the market is segmented on the basis of application, type, material, and region. On the basis of application, the market is categorized into hand-made cigarette paper and machine-made cigarette paper.By type, the market is classified into tipping paper, rolling paper, and plug wrap paper. By material, the market is bifurcated into flex fibers, hemp, rice straw, sisal, and esparto. By region, it is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.

Cigarette Paper Market by Application

By application, the global cigarette paper market is segmented into hand-made cigarette paper and machine-made cigarette paper. The machine-made cigarette paper segment accounted for a major share of the market in 2021 and it is expected to grow at a significant CAGR during the cigarette paper market forecast period. Machine-Made Cigarette Papers have fewer risks than handmade and packed rolling papers. Cases of unhygienic handling or contamination are totally eliminated in a fully automatic process and consumers are able to get a more quality paper at the best possible price.

Cigarette Paper Market by Type

By type, the cigarette paper market is segmented into tipping paper, rolling paper, and plug wrap paper. The rolling paper segment accounted for a major cigarette paper market share in 2021 and is expected to grow at a significant CAGR during the cigarette paper forecast period. Rolling papers are accessible in a few structures, which incorporate straightforward, shaded, and enhanced assortments. These papers offer wanted tearing strength, thickness, air porousness, and consuming pace control.

Cigarette Paper Market by Material

By material, the cigarette paper market is segmented into flex fibers, hemp, rice straw, sisal, and esparto. The hemp segment is accounted for a major share in the cigarette paper market in 2021 and it is expected to grow at a significant CAGR during the forecasted period. Paper delivered from hemp fiber requires fewer synthetic substances for handling when contrasted with paper created from wood pulps. In this manner, the rising mindfulness levels about the item benefits are projected to help the market development.

Cigarette Paper Market by Region

By region, the global cigarette paper market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. The LAMEA cigarette paper market is projected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period, owing to the increasing preference for roll-your-own cigarettes in the region. Furthermore, the escalating popularity of eco-friendly tobacco papers and the rise in the number of smokers is anticipated to fuel the demand for cigarette paper across the LAMEA region.

The major players operating in the market focus on key market strategies, such as mergers, product launches, acquisitions, collaborations, and partnerships. They have been also focusing on strengthening their market reach to maintain their goodwill in the ever-competitive market. Some of the key players in the cigarette paper industry include Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Delfortgroup AG, Nippon paper papylia co. ltd., Miquel y Costas & Miquel, S.A., The Rolling Paper Company, Republic Technologies, Glatz Feinpapiere, Bukit Muria Jaya (BMJ) Hengfeng paper, and Moondust paper pvt. Ltd.

Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the cigarette paper market size from 2021 to 2031 to identify the prevailing cigarette paper market opportunity.
  • The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
  • In-depth analysis of the cigarette paper market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing market opportunities.
  • Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market.
  • Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
  • The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global cigarette paper market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.

Cigarette Paper Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
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By Application
  • Hand Made Cigarette Paper
  • Machine Made Cigarette Paper
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By Type
  • Tipping Paper
  • Rolling Paper
  • Plug Wrap Paper
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By Material
  • Flax Fiber
  • Hemp
  • Rice Straw
  • Sisal
  • Esparto
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By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (Germany, United Kingdom, Russia, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest Of Asia Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, Turkey, South Africa, UAE, Rest of LAMEA)
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Key Market Players

Hengfeng Paper, Glatz Feinpapiere, Republic Technologies, Nippon Paper Papylia Co. Ltd., Delfort group AG, Miquel y Costas & Miquel S.A., Moondust Paper Pvt. Ltd., BMJ, SWM international, The Rolling Paper Company

Analyst Review

According to the insights of the CXOs, the global cigarette paper market is expected to witness robust growth during the forecast period. This is attributed to increasing numbers of smokers due to the hectic and stressful lifestyle of consumers. Moreover, the escalating popularity of eco-friendly tobacco papers has fueled the growth of the global cigarette paper market. Consumers are more attracted to the roll-your-own cigarette market trend. Many smokers roll their own cigarettes since pre-rolled cigarettes are typically taxed considerably higher than loose tobacco. Furthermore, the key players in the market are investing in R&D activities and advertising and promotion of tobacco products to get traction with consumers around the globe.

CXOs furthermore added the increasing legalization of cannabis by governments in so many countries for medicinal and recreational purposes. In an effort to reduce illegal cannabis use, trafficking, and crime, governments of many countries are increasing the legalization of cannabis. This is helping to fuel the global market for legal cannabis, which is expanding. With an increase in the number of US states legalizing cannabis, cigarette corporations' interest in the cannabis business surged. However, the increasing demand for e-cigarettes and stringent government regulations on cigarettes, and a ban on tobacco are expected to hamper the growth of the cigarette paper market in the future.

Author Name(s) : Amit Jain | Roshan Deshmukh
Frequently Asked Questions?

An increase in the number of smokers and growth in the popularity of eco-friendly papers are the factors that significantly drive the market growth.

Hand- Made Cigarette Paper and Machine-Made Cigarette Paper

Asia-Pacific

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., Delfortgroup AG, Nippon papet papylia co. ltd., Miquel y Costas & Miquel, S.A., The Rolling Paper Company, Republic Technologies, Glatz Feinpapiere, Bukit Muria Jaya (BMJ) Hengfeng paper, and Moondust paper pvt. Ltd.

It is expected to reach $2,521.1 million by 2031, registering a CAGR of 3.2% from 2022 to 2031.

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Cigarette Paper Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2031