Monday, May 27, 2013

April plucks highest ever tea crop

Sri Lanka's tea production for the month of April of 33.5 million kilos was the highest ever surpassing the previous best of 32.2 million kilos recorded in the same month of 2005, according to Forbes and Walker Tea Brokers.

It said the April 2013 production showed a growth of 3.5 million kilos vis-à-vis 30.05 million kilos achieved a year earlier.

 All elevations have shown a growth YOY with High growns in particular showing a growth of 18% vis-à-vis 2012.

 Cumulative crops between January and April of 115.04 million kilos too showed a 10 million kilo growth in comparison to the corresponding period of last year.

 High and Medium-grown elevations showed a growth vis-à-vis the corresponding period of 2012, whilst, Low-growns showed a marginal decline.

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