In 2020, European imports of unmanufactured tobacco fell by -7% y-o-y to 578K tonnes, reaching the lowest level over the past decade. Poland and Germany constitute the largest importers of unmanufactured tobacco in the EU, with a combined share of 48% of the total European import volume. Last year, Italy saw the most prominent drop in tobacco purchases from abroad, while Belgium ramped up its imports. The unmanufactured tobacco import price in Europe remained almost unchanged against the previous year.
Global unmanufactured tobacco consumption amounted to X thousand tonnes in 2015, jumping by +X% against the previous year level.
In 2015, the country with the largest volume of the unmanufactured tobacco output was China (X thousand tonnes), accounting for X% of global production.
Brazil seized control of the tobacco market. In 2014, Brazil exported X thousand tonnes of tobacco totaling X million USD, X% under the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Belgium, where it supplied X% of its total tobacco exports in