Areca nut production reached 809 kt in 2018 in India, according to Faostat. This is 11.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, areca nut production in India reached an all time high of 809 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 113 kt in 1965. When compared to India's main peers, areca nut production in Bangladesh amounted to 137 kt and 54.7 kt in Sri Lanka in 2018.
India has been ranked 2nd within the group of 12 countries we follow in terms of areca nut production, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.