Largest Tobacco Producing Countries in the World

Tobacco Plant

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The tobacco growing in any moist and warm environment which cultivated in all continents except Antarctica. The Cultivation of Tobacco is easy and using in products such as Chewing tobacco, Cigars, Cigarettes, Creamy snuff, Dipping tobacco, Gutka, Snuff and etc. All kind of tobacco contains the recreational drug called Nicotine, most of the countries banned the advertisement of tobacco products. The Tobacco production in the world increased as a demand for the tobacco products constantly grown. China is the largest Tobacco producing country with the output of 3.15 million tons of tobacco in 2011. Brazil and India are the next largest producers with production of 951,000 tons and 830,000 tons respectively. There are millions of tobacco users worldwide and the cigarette which is famous in culture is used in every country in the world.

RankCountryProduction Quantity (MT)Production Value (in $)
1China, mainland3157000$5,028,355,000
2Brazil951933$1,516,204,000
3India830000$1,321,994,000
4United States of America271363$432,217,000
5Malawi174928$278,619,000
6Argentina145000$230,950,000
7Indonesia130300$207,537,000
8United Republic of Tanzania130000$207,059,000
9Zimbabwe111570$177,704,000
10Pakistan102834$163,790,000
11Italy82175$130,885,000
12Bangladesh79234$126,201,000
13Democratic People's Republic of Korea79000$125,828,000
14Mozambique70000$111,493,000
15Thailand67900$108,148,000
16Zambia60329$96,089,000
17Viet Nam49395$78,675,000
18Turkey45000$71,674,000
19Philippines44944$71,585,000
20Lao People's Democratic Republic43000$68,488,000