In Malawi’s marketing season a total of 16,084 tons of tobacco leaf had been marketed by the 13th of May worth over US$ 24.4 million.
Zimbabwe’s tobacco growers have withheld tobacco from the auction floors as a protest to some of the measures implemented by TIMB.
The tobacco sales in three Southern States of Brazil is 55% complete.
In Salta (Argentina) the tobacco stakeholders have reached an agreement on the tobacco price. The B1F class will be bought at 127.93 pesos (US$ 1.88) (+46%).
Due to the coronavirus lockdown tobacco growers in India stand to face significant losses due to deterioration of the tobacco leaf.