Using all possible means: marketing, sponsoring, smuggling, political interference and legal threats – the tobacco industry operates worldwide.
A world full of alternative livelihoods: carrots and potatoes, kenaf and bamboo – the rich sources of income free from tobacco.
One of the first countries establishing plain packaging
Tobacco growing endangers food safty
Brazil - biggest raw tobacco exporter worldwide
Among the Top Five of tobacco producing countries in Europe
More than 46,500 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
Biggest tobacco producer and market worldwide
Small country, far reaching tobacco control
More than 18,300 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
Georgia has one of the highest smoking rates in Europe.
Big in raw tobacco imports, big in cigarette exports
The world's third largest tobacco producer
More than 33,300 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
More than 93,800 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
The biggest shareholder of Japan Tobacco is the Japanese state still holding one third of the company shares
Tobacco cultivation for British American Tobacco in East Africa
More than 4,010 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
More than 7,600 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
Malawi is the most tobacco-dependent economy in the world.
More than 19,100 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
More than 46,000 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
One of the only countries without tobacco production
More than 71,850 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
More than 396,070 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
Women and children are extraordinally targeted by agressive tobacco advertising strategies
Cigarettes are an important exchange good in civil war
One of the poorest countries in the world and one of the leading tobacco producers of Africa
The total revenues of the world's 6 largest tobacco companies equate to 96% of the Gross National Income of Thailand
The total revenues of the world's 6 largest tobacco companies are approximately 99% larger than the Gross National Income of Togo
More than 6,900 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
More than 83,100 people are killed by tobacco-caused disease
Tobacco is one of Uganda’s main export goods
Exemplary tobacco control
Number four in tobacco production worldwide
Among Malawi and Tanzania a leading tobacco producer of Africa
Alliance One International
Alliance One International - second largest tobacco leaf company of the world
Altria / Philip Morris USA
As the US market leader, the company is the fourth largest cigarette maker of the world.
Baltic Tobacco Factory
A small cigarette factory in the Russion exclave
British American Tobacco
Cigarette corporation no. 3 in the world
Brown & Williamson
Brown & Williamson was incorporated with RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company in Reynolds American.
China National Tobacco Corporation
The world's largest cigarette corporation dominates 44% of the world market in cigarettes.
By acquiring Reemtsma and Altadis, the corporation grew to be No. 6 in the world of cigarette makers.
Imperial Tobacco Company Canada
Canadian subsidiary of BAT
Japan Tobacco International
Japan Tobacco International is the world's no. 5 cigarette corporation. The parent company Japan Tobacco is one-third owned by the Japanese state.
Philip Morris International
Philip Morris International (PMI) - zweitgrößter Zigarettenkonzern der Welt
Reemtsma / Imperial Brands
Das zweitgrößte Zigarettenunternehmen in Deutschland hat eine lange Geschichte und stand im Dritten Reich dem Nazi-regime nahe.
Reynolds American was generated by incorporating RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company and Brown & Williamson and is fully owned by BAT.
Rothmans, Benson & Hedges
The Canadian company is a subsidiary of PMI
The German Association of the Tobacco Industry and New Products (BVTE)
The association, founded in 2019, represents and promotes – according to own statement – the interests of the entire value chain across all smoking and vaping products as well as tobacco and nicotine products for oral use: the manufacturers, suppliers and distributors of traditional tobacco products as well as of new tobacco and nicotine products. […]
Universal Corporation - ist das weltweit führende Rohtabakunternehmen.