China is complying with recommendations under a global treaty to decrease the amount of land under tobacco cultivation - but its massive state-owned conglomerate is shifting production overseas. Brazil has become a major supplier, with farmers working under difficult conditions to grow tobacco for Chinese cigarettes.
HOFMEISTER, Naira; TOLETDO, Luiz Fernando. A China Tobacco 'muito discretamente' se torna uma potência na compra de folhas no Brasil [texto em inglês]. OCCRP, [s.l.], 22 jun. 2021. Disponível em: https://www.occrp.org/en/loosetobacco/china-tobacco-goes-global/china-to.... Acesso em: 23 jun. 2021.