Financial value of opium production in Southeast Asia

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime released the potential value of opium production for the following countries based on farm-gate prices.

Myanmar:  $123 Million.

Laos:  $11.8 Million.

Thailand: $5.6 Million.

(See additional heroin facts and statistics.)

Source: UNODC, “Opium Poppy Cultivation in South East Asia,” December 2008.