Across the country about 70 lakh Yaba pills are sold. In Dhaka alone about 15 lakh pieces of Yaba are sold with retail price Tk300 per piece. This is a trade worth of Tk210 Crore. As stated by an official of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).
The worth of 15 lakh pills that are sold in the megacities of Dhaka is worth Tk45 Crore being run by a strong syndicate with a booming online trade where police can recover less than 2 or 3 pills.
There are about 155 active syndicates on the border with India and Myanmar.