Sunday, February 21, 2010
SRI LANKA - TEA PRODUCTION UP IN JANUARY 2010
The Tea Board said the production in January 2010 amounted to 26,898,255 kilo grams as against 17,884,610 kilo grams produced during the corresponding month in 2009. The production in 2009 December amounted to 25,195,732 kilo grams.
Sri Lanka tea prices remained high in the global market fetching an average price of $ 3.38 per kilo in January this year.
The Sri Lankan tea is broadly grouped according to their elevations, with high grown tea ranging from 1200 metres upwards, medium grown covering between 600 to 1200 metres and the low grown from sea level up to 600 metres.
source - www.colombopage.com