Cigarette Lighter Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022


A lighter is a flame-producing commodity that purchasers commonly use to light their cigarettes, cigars and pipes. It may also be used to light other materials as well. Cigarette lighters are made up of a metal or plastic container filled with a pressurised liquid gas or combustible fluid, a means of ignition and some provision for conveniently extinguishing the flame. During 2009-2016, the global cigarette lighter market grew at a CAGR of around 3 %.The market is currently being driven by the increasing number of smokers in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. This report by Expert Market Research entitled “Cigarette Lighter Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the cigarette lighter market.

Historical market trends for the global cigarette lighter industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global cigarette lighter market into the following major regions – North America, Latin America, EuropAsia-Pacific and Middle-East & Africa. Asia pacific currently represents the largest market.

The value chain analysis of the cigarette lighter industry has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution.  Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the cigarette lighter industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include BIC, Cricket, Clipper, Zippo, ST Dupont and Alfred Dunhill.

This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a cigarette lighter manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been  comprehensively covered in this report.

The following are the key questions answered by this report:

  • What are the market trends for the global cigarette lighter market?
  • Which are the biggest markets (regions) for cigarette lighter?
  • What are the major types of cigarette lighter? Which are the most popular?
  • Who are the key manufacturers in the cigarette lighter market?
  • What are the land and construction requirements to start a cigarette lighter manufacturing plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements to start a cigarette lighter manufacturing plant?
  • How is cigarette lighter priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
  • What is the total capital investment required to start a cigarette lighter manufacturing plant?
  • What are the running costs of a cigarette lighter manufacturing plant?
  • How much revenue can a cigarette lighter manufacturing plant generate?

In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the cigarette lighter industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.

Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.

Chapter 1 Preface
    1.1 Research Methodology and Market Definitions
    1.2 Introduction
    1.3 Report Summary
Chapter 2 Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Industry Overview
    2.1 Key Factors Driving the Cigarette Lighter Industry
    2.2 Market Trends
    2.3 Market Breakup by Region
        2.3.1 North America
        2.3.2 Latin America
        2.3.3 Europe
        2.3.4 Asia Pacific
        2.3.5 Middle East and Africa
    2.4 Market Breakup by Cigarette Lighter Type
    2.5 SWOT Analysis
        2.5.1 Strengths
        2.5.2 Weaknesses
        2.5.3 Opportunities
        2.5.4 Threats
    2.6 Value Chain Analysis
    2.7 Imports and Exports
    2.8 Market Outlook
Chapter 3 Porters Five Forces Analysis
    3.1 Bargaining Power of New Suppliers
    3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
    3.3 Threat of New Entrants
    3.4 Threat of Substitutes
    3.5 Degree of Competition
Chapter 4 Competitive Landscape
    4.1 Competitive Structure
    4.2 Market Breakup by Key Players
    4.3 Key Player Profiles
        4.3.1 BIC
        4.3.2 Cricket
        4.3.3 Clipper
        4.3.4 Zippo
        4.3.5 ST Dupont
        4.3.6 Alfred Dunhill
Chapter 5 Setting Up a Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant
    5.1 Key Success and Risk Factors for Manufacturing Cigarette Lighter
    5.2 Products Manufactured
    5.3 Manufacturing Process Involved
    5.4 Process Flow
    5.5 Raw Material Requirements and Mass Balance
Chapter 6 Capital Investment
    6.1 Land Requirements and Investment
    6.2 Construction Requirements and Investments
    6.3 Plant Layout
    6.4 Machinery Requirements and Investment
    6.5 Other Capital Requirements and Investment
Chapter 7 Operating Expenditures
    7.1 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
    7.2 Packaging Requirements and Costs
    7.3 Labour Requirements and Costs
    7.4 Transportation Requirements and Costs
    7.5 Utility Requirements and Costs
    7.6 Financial Support
    7.7 Other Operating Expenditures
Chapter 8 Project Economics
    8.1 Techno-Economic Parameters
    8.2 Product Pricing and Margins
    8.3 Income Projections
    8.4 Expenditure Projections
    8.5 Taxation
    8.6 Depreciation
    8.7 Financial Analysis

List of Figures

Figure 2 1: Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Sales Volume Trend (in Billion Units), 2009-2016
Figure 2 2: Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Sales Value Trend (in USD Billion), 2009-2016
Figure 2 3: Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 2 4: Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 2 5: Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Import Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 2 6: Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Export Volume Breakup by Country (in %), 2016
Figure 2 7: Global Cigarette Lighter Market Forecast: Sales Volume (in Billion units), 2017-2022
Figure 2 8: Global Cigarette Lighter Market Forecast: Sales Value (in USD Billion), 2017-2022
Figure 4 1: Global Cigarette Lighter Industry: Breakup of Key Players (in %), 2016
Figure 5 1: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 5 2: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 6 1: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 6 2: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Proposed Plant Layout
Figure 7 1: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Cigarette Lighter Packaging
Figure 8 1: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Operating Costs (in %)

List of Tables

Table 2 1: Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Import Volume and Values of Major Countries, 2016
Table 2 2: Global Cigarette Lighter Market: Export Volume and Values of Major Countries, 2016
Table 6 1: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 6 2: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Land Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 6 3: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Construction Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 6 4: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Machinery Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 6 5: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Other Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 7 1: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements and Costs (in gm/Day)
Table 7 2: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Labour Requirements and Costs (in USD)
Table 7 3: Overview of Financial Support
Table 8 1: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Various Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 8 2: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)
Table 8 3: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)
Table 8.4: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (Without Considering Taxes)
Table 8 5: Cigarette Lighter Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis (On Considering Taxes)

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