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Table 7 Tobacco leaf imports reported by Paraguay, and estimated cigarette production, 1989–2003

From: From transit hub to major supplier of illicit cigarettes to Argentina and Brazil: the changing role of domestic production and transnational tobacco companies in Paraguay between 1960 and 2003

  Imported tobacco leaf availability for cigarette production Estimated cigarette production Year-on-year increase
Metric tonnes Billion cigarettes Billion cigarettes
1989 231 0.3 N/A
1990 689 0.8 0.55
1991 1790 2.2 1.33
1992 1265 1.5 −0.63
1993 2220 2.7 1.15
1994 3101 3.7 1.06
1995 3590 4.3 0.59
1996 4852 5.8 1.52
1997 6408 7.7 1.87
1998 10,278 12.4 4.66
1999 7802 9.4 −2.98
2000 14,909 18 8.56
2001 23,601 28.4 10.47
2002 19,138 23.1 −5.38
2003 22,272 26.8 3.78
  1. Source: UN Comtrade. Positions 240110-240120-240130. Volumes of 240110 were adjusted by -11%, the rest of tobacco leaves entered without losses in the tobacco fill