Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM), is a state owned enterprise of the Thai government, which has more than 70% of the cigarette market in the country. TTM is considered a government agency and several government officials work for the company.
Philip Morris Thailand Limited (PMTL), in 1991, the company began distributing Philip Morris International brands for sale in Thailand, and today their portfolio includes Marlboro and L&M. PMTL is an affiliate of Philip Morris International. Apart from the principal office in Bangkok, PMTL also has sales and distribution centers located in large provinces across the country.
British American Tobacco (BAT) holds a comparatively small share in the Thai tobacco market, around 2-3% between 2005 and 2008. Their share is spread quite evenly across their three main brands, Pall Mall and 555, andLondon brand not far behind