The United Nations reported that in 2007, the opium harvest in Afghanistan rose 38 percent over the previous year. 8,200 metric tons of opium was harvested in 2007, up from 6,100 tons in 2006.
The black market opium trade represents approximately one-third of Afghanistan’s GDP, according to the 2007 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report.
Value of the opium market in Myanmar in 2008, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
Estimated amount of money that North Korea generates each year from illegal drug trafficking.