Heroin Production in India

The Government of India estimates that there are around 15 metric tons of heroin that is illegally produced in the country each year. The amount of heroin produced in the country makes up to 3 percent of the world’s supply of heroin.

In 2011, security officials seized 438 kilograms of heroin in India, down from the 550 kilograms of heroin seized in 2010.

(Cost of heroin per gram worldwide.)

Source:  “2013 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report: India,” United States Department of State, March 5, 2013.