Sales of pesticides reached 35,700 tonnes in 2001 in Spain, according to Eurostat. This is 3.19 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of pesticides in Spain reached an all time high of 47,751 tonnes in 1988 and an all time low of 27,852 tonnes in 1995. When compared to Spain's main peers, sales of pesticides in France amounted to 99,635 tonnes, 76,346 tonnes in Italy and 15,491 tonnes in Portugal in 2001.
Spain has been ranked 3rd within the group of 19 countries we follow in terms of sales of pesticides, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.