European Union: Europe imports 19% less pepper from abroad than it did ten years ago. Intra-European imports have grown by 36% in the same period.
Spain: It is the largest producer and exporter in Europe, with more than 700,000 tons per year, and the second in the world.
Mexico: The largest exporters in the world. In 2017, it exceeded one million tons sold abroad (1,037,394). 29.6% of all the pepper exported in the world is Mexican.