Market reports / Spain

All of our full-length e-cigarette market reports covering Spain can be found on this page. These include data on products, brands and distribution channels, as well as our consumer and vape store surveys. In this section you can obtain an overview of the current Spanish vaping market, including country summaries in our market snapshots. It also provides reports on specific topics such as retail, pricing, notified TPD products, etc.

E-liquid tax having negative impact on Portugal market

9th December 2016 | Market reports |

Due to a tax on e-liquids containing nicotine, most e-liquid bought in Portugal is nicotine free. Vapers are then adding nicotine separately to avoid increasing the price. However, a lot of sales are occurring across the border in Spain, which is having a large, negative impact on the Portuguese market.

Major changes to Europe’s e-cig sales channels imminent

13th May 2016 | Market reports |

From May 2016, e-cig sales channels will be reduced in some European countries when the Tobacco Products Directive comes into force. This report looks at the details, including restrictions on distance sales, the imposition of age verification checks, licensing and registration of retailers, and limitations on retail outlets.

Spain: slow recovery for retail as TPD implementation nears

20th April 2016 | Market reports |

  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Spain or the advanced search page.         Executive summary Little seems to have changed in the Spanish market since our report in April 2015. The Spanish e-cigarette market is still slowly recovering from the crash experienced throughout 2014. We […]

In depth: Spanish e-cigarette regulation and the EU TPD

7th April 2015 | Market reports , Regulatory reports |

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Comparison with tobacco regulation • Public use restrictions • Age restrictions • Packaging and point-of-sale requirements • Advertising restrictions • Medical claims • Taxes • Enforcement • Case law • Regional regulatory developments • Basque Country • Other regions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Expected transposition mechanism • Conclusions