Wednesday, August 24, 2011

July tea production down 11.5%

Sri Lanka’s July tea production fell 11.5 per cent to 24,195,142 kg against Year on Year, Sri Lanka Tea Board data showed. In 2010 July Sri Lanka produced 27,353,883 kgs.

The total tea production during the period January to July 2011 amounted to 195,672,379 kg against 196,720,141 kg produced during the corresponding period of 2010, which shows a decrease of 0.5 percent.

The data also showed that tea production, elevation wise had also dropped. Category wise, CTC teas only show an increase during the period under consideration.

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