Areca nut production reached 132 kt in 2018 in Myanmar, according to Faostat. This is 1.53 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, areca nut production in Myanmar reached an all time high of 132 kt in 2018 and an all time low of 8.00 kt in 1961. When compared to Myanmar's main peers, areca nut production in India amounted to 809 kt and 40.4 kt in Thailand in 2018.
Myanmar has been ranked 4th within the group of 12 countries we follow in terms of areca nut production, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.