These figures speak for themselves.
The companies from CAOBISCO sectors play an essential role in European economy: promotion of employment, stimulant for European agricultural production, stimulation of international trade.
The data presented in the graphs which follow are taken from the Statistical Bulletin published jointly by CAOBISCO and ICA.
Remarks concerning production and consumption trends:
Please note that figures of 2010 include the Turkish production, which explains the big step forward of sugar confectionery production/consumption in 2010.
Please also note that the top part of the bars (in lighter tone) give an idea of the production/consumption in Australia, Brazil, Japan and USA (except for fine bakery wares, where only figures of Japan are available).