“Winston“, “Chesterfield” were Latvia’s most popular cigarettes in 2010, according to information on excised goods compiled by the State Revenue Service. The fourth most popular brand in the first three months of the year was “Red & White” followed by “‘ Monte Carlo” and “Wall Street”, writes LETA.
“Kent” cigarettes were the seventh biggest seller, while “L&M” and “Bond” were eighth and ninth respectively. “Caines” was the tenth most popular brand.
According to SRS figures, the largest producers and importers of tobacco products over nine months in 2010 were Philip Morris Latvia, British American Tobacco, JTI Marketing and sales, Rasta 1 and Tabakas nams grupa.