Tea exports on the rise this year Back to News & Events List


An analysis of exports up to August this calendar as per the data available with Tea Board shows an increase in all three parameters – quantity, unit price and the value – over the same period of 2015.

From January to August, India exported 135.57 million kg (mkg) against 134.4 mkg in January-August 2015, posting a marginal increase of 0.87 per cent.

On an average, each kg of the exported tea fetched 195.72 against 187.82 in the same months of 2015, marking a gain of 4.21 per cent.

Consequently, the overall realisation increased to 2,653.32 crore from 2,524.25 crore in 2015. This posted a gain of 5.11 per cent.

The CIS continued to top India’s tea export table accounting for 40.24 mkg (38.58 mkg) worth 608.82 crore (627.55 crore) at 151.30 a kg (162.66/kg).

Nearly 30 countries, including some producer-exporters, had bought tea from India.

Shipments to Pakistan this year had not been attractive. Till August, Pakistan bought 7.46 mkg (11.68 mkg) worth 71.12 crore (106.69 crore) at 95.34 a kg (91.34).

Original Source: thehindubusinessline.com


Recent News


27

03/2017
Mango exporters from India eyeing South Korea and Iran markets this year

In addition to the US, EU and Australia, this year, Indian mango exporters are eyeing markets in South Korea and Iran. This will be their first attempt at penetrating these mar...

24

03/2017
Food Corporation of India chooses mjunction to auction foodgrains for two years

Food Corporation of India, the country's largest stockholder of foodgrains, has chosen mjunction to auction foodgrains for two years beginning April 2017, in a bid to provi...

22

03/2017
Packaging market expected to reach $32 bn by 2020

The Indian packaging market is expected to reach $32 billion by 2020, said N.C Saha, Director, Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP).   The Indian packaging industry con...

15

03/2017
Excellence Awards to North Gujarats Leading Start Up Exporters by iiiEM

INDIA’S OPPORTUNITY IN GENERAL India is recognized and accepted as one of the fastest growing Economy in the World. India has lot many opportunities and possibilit...