VIETNAM

PEOPLE INVOLVED IN TOBACCO

Employment numbers of the tobacco leaf value chain in 2017 (Source: ITGA): Growers: 25 000

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

KEY INSIGHTS

Key values of the tobacco leaf production in the country

13

AREA

Thousand Hectares (2018), Source: FAO

31

PRODUCTION

Thousand Tons (2019), Source: FAO

0.56

AREA/GROWER

Hectares per Grower (2017), Source: ITGA

30

EXPORT VALUE

Million US$ (2019), Source: UN Comtrade

62

PRODUCTION VALUE

Million US$ (2016), Source: FAO

2,335

YIELD

kg per Hectare (2018), Source: FAO

4,367

REVENUE/HA

US$ per Hectare (2018), Source: Calculated from FAO 

TOBACCO IN VIETNAM

Brief contextualization of the importance of Tobacco in Vietnam

20%

ILLICIT TRADE

Share of the domestic tobacco market for consumption
T

he climate in Vietnam makes it an ideal location for the cultivation of tobacco: the country is a developing nation with a tropical climate. Tobacco production reached a peak of 50,000 tons of tobacco produced in 2013, but total output has been decreasing since then. It had been, however, in a growth trend since the beginning of the century, assuming an increasing role in the economic landscape of certain regions of the country. Tobacco provides the Government with an important revenue stream, with over US$ 700 million of contribution to the national treasury.

Sources: Tobacco and Nicotine database, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and ITGA.

EXPORT PARTNERS

This section aims at identifying the most important commercial partners in terms of Value and Quantity (Source: Calculated from data from UN Comtrade)

  • INDONESIA 32%

  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 17%

  • CAMBODIA 14%

  • JORDAN 9%

  • PHILIPPINES 7%

  • OTHERS 21%

  • INDONESIA 28%

  • CAMBODIA 26%

  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 15%

  • JORDAN 7%

  • PHILIPPINES 6%

  • OTHERS 18%

                                    VALUE (2017)                                                                                                          QUANTITY (2017)