Market reports / Japan

Our complete analysis of the Japanese vaping market is presented in our market reports section. This page provides in-depth intelligence on e-cigarette products and flavours, brands and consumer analysis. In addition, summarised country pieces are offered in our market snapshots for you to gain an overview of the market landscape of the country. Deep dive into specific reports tackling topics such as retail, distribution, notified TPD products, etc.

Things heat up as the e-cig continues to evolve

6th September 2018 | Market reports |

In a shift from the more traditional e-cigs, which heat e-liquid to produce a vapour which is then inhaled, heated tobacco devices apply controlled heat to tobacco. Here ECigIntelligence looks at the latest innovation in closer detail

Japan takes the lead – but is heated tobacco equally hot everywhere?

10th November 2017 | Market reports |

Web traffic has a strong correlation to sales and sales growth of the consummables inside heated tobacco products. The analysis of web traffic data therefore gives us a good indication of the direction of movement of the category and the likely growth going forwards. This report aims to gauge the success of heated tobacco products by analysing traffic to the manufacturers’ websites.

Japan market fragmented with sales concentrated online

15th June 2017 | Market reports |

        Executive summary   Electronic cigarettes have started to gain popularity after a sharp increase in tobacco taxes. The market of reduced-risk products in Japan seems to be dominated by heated tobacco rather than e-cigarettes, with iQOS leading the market for heated tobacco. Nicotine-containing e-cigarettes require a pharmaceutical licence. However, importing for […]