Overview of drug markets in the European Neighbourhood Policy-East countries


This report presents an analysis of the drug markets in the European Neighbourhood Policy-East region covering Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Focused on providing insights into drug production, trafficking, sale, use and harms, the report contains data and information from studies conducted between 2019 and 2022 in the framework of the EU4Monitoring Drugs project, funded by the European Commission. It concludes with an outlook on key areas for policy and practice to address emerging drug markets’ challenges.

Table of contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Key findings
  • Main drivers and facilitators of ENP-East drug markets
  • Cannabis
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin and other opioids
  • Amphetamine and MDMA
  • Methamphetamine
  • New psychoactive substances
  • Outlook
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary of terms
  • Appendix
  • References
  • Contents