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Table 2 Cigarette trade between Paraguay and Tabesa’s named markets overseas (2001–2016). Source: UN Comtrade, using Iglesias et al. [48] conversion (1 kg = 956.4 cigarettes)

From: “We think globally”: the rise of Paraguay’s Tabacalera del Este as a threat to global tobacco control

Trade partners Cigarette exports reported by Paraguay Cigarette imports reported by trade partner Discrepancies (exports - imports)
Aruba 12,283,231,698 9,134,807,849 3,148,423,849
Curaçao 1,405,225,130 0 1,405,225,130
Netherlands Antilles 481,190,663 0 481,190,663
Spain 386,069,988 126,320,356 259,749,632
US 2,278,224,181 2,140,187,926 138,036,255
Romania 177,520,273 55,297,135 122,223,138
Netherlands 111,413,905 0 111,413,905
UAE 76,915,601 27,680,129 49,235,472
Switzerland 23,633,600 766,076 22,867,524
Bulgaria 0 0 0
Mongolia 15,072,864 24,031,463 -8,958,599