A good deal of teak and cutch is worked out.
The teak tree grows all over the hill districts north of latitude 15°, but seems to attain its best development on the west, and on the east does not appear to be found south of 17°.
The forests yield teak and other valuable timber.
Most of the so-called Burma teak exported from Moulmein is floated down from Siamese territory.
The Daniell type consists of a teak trough divided into five cells by slate partitions coated with marine glue.