Romania’s place in EU pesticide use statistics

During 2011-2020, sales of pesticides in the European Union remained relatively stable, with total annual sale volumes fluctuating by ± 6%, around 350,000 tons. In 2020, just under 346,000 tonnes of pesticides were sold, according to Eurostat data.


In Romania, in 2020, 3,877 tons of fungicides and bactericides were sold, as well as 4,125 tons of herbicides, desiccants and anti-moss agents, 453 tons of insecticides and acaricides, 9,304 tons of products to control snails and slugs, 111 tons of other plant protection products and 121 tons of plant growth regulators.


EU Member states for major pesticides