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Question 10

[Shellac] Dry shellac flakes dissolved in ethanol to make liquid shellac is commonly used as a colorant, food glaze, or wood finish. The dry shellac flakes are processed from lac, a resinous excretion of the female lac bug. The word lac comes from the root word lakh which represents the number 100,000 in a numbering system in Southeast Asia where most lac is produced. WHAT NATION is the leading producer of the resin lac?