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The black market opium trade represents approximately one-third of Afghanistan‘s GDP, according to the 2007 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report.

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According to the United Nations, the total potential production of the opium market in Myanmar was valued at $120 million in 2007.

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Source: United Nations, “Fact Sheet-South East Asia Opium Surveys 2007,” October 10, 2007,

Illegal drug exports by North Korea generates $500 Million for the state, making it the world’s third largest opium trafficker and the world’s sixth largest heroin trafficker.

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Source: Ah-Young Kim, “End North Korea’s Drug Trade,” PacNet, No.26, Pacific Forum CSIS, June 6, 2003.