The United States and Japan have the highest value of net alcohol and cigarette imports in the world. The lowest (positive) values of net imports are for the Cook Islands, Comoros and Tuvalu.
Trade is the basis of our subsistence, underpinning the economic system with which most of the world population now engages. Trade maps demonstrate the contours of movement of goods and money around the globe. Trade links territories into relationships of supply and demand, of dependence and sometimes interdependence. The nature of these relationships affects the wealth and poverty of all involved.