Key Market Indicators
Greek tobacco production is set to plummet by 36% by 2026, down from 16,190 metric tons in 2021. This will mark a 15.6% decline since 1966. In 2021, Iran overtook Greece as the world's 32nd largest producer, with India, Brazil and Zimbabwe following in 2nd, 3rd and 4th place. Greece's tobacco sales are set to grow by 2% by 2026, up from $518.06 million in 2021. This will mark a 3.2% increase since 1995. Tunisia overtook Greece as the world's 19th largest market in 2021, with Indonesia, the Philippines and Poland following in 2nd, 3rd and 4th place. Since 2004, Greek demand for tobacco has decreased by 1.8 points year on year. In 2019, Russia took the lead as the country with the highest percentage of daily smokers aged 15 and over, with Greece, Russia and Hungary following in 2nd, 3rd and 4th place.