Areca nut production reached 9.40 kt in 2018 in Bhutan, according to Faostat. This is 5.24 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, areca nut production in Bhutan reached an all time high of 10.5 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 2.31 kt in 1991. When compared to Bhutan's main peers, areca nut production in Bangladesh amounted to 137 kt, 809 kt in India and 13.9 kt in Nepal in 2018.
Bhutan has been ranked 9th within the group of 12 countries we follow in terms of areca nut production, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.