Jun 12, 2021 09:29 PM IST
Indian tea industry is staring at another bleak year in 2021 with inclement weather and high prices threatening to push down both production and exports of the beverage.
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- Mar 25, 2021 11:23 AM IST
Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala are India’s largest tea producers. Planters say the industry’s survival is under threat, which has a direct impact on the large section of the population in these states.
- Dec 30, 2020 05:46 PM IST
The increase of Rs 69.97 a kg on tea (Y-o-Y) at auction centres has been due to the belief of people who consider tea could boost immunity particularly in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic.
- Oct 21, 2020 09:20 PM IST
As tea lounges and cafes have been shut across the country, there has been a negative impact on the consumption of Darjeeling tea. Meanwhile, productionhas also taken a hit, with output falling 20-25 percent.
- Sep 26, 2020 03:14 PM IST
Along the way, the group has grown from being a tea-producer to becoming a world leader in hand-woven carpets, and, more recently, the maker of fine wooden furniture.
- Aug 31, 2020 07:27 PM IST
Guwahati Tea Auction is expecting a boom. Small tea growers are also elated due to the fact that this is the highest price that tea has fetched in Assam
- Jul 06, 2020 04:35 PM IST
For Assam alone, output in April plunged 76 percent from a year ago to 10.99 million kg, the board said.
- May 12, 2020 02:14 PM IST
Production in the first flush season was hit in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, Tea Board Deputy Chairman Arun Kumar Ray said.
- May 05, 2020 01:06 PM IST
The reports were taken up in April and relevant data was shared through IT-enabled platforms after Dipok Kumar Barthakur, VC of SITA – Assam initiated urgent action.
- Apr 29, 2020 09:33 AM IST
Five countries - China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Vietnam - account for 82% of global tea exports, but strict restrictions on movement to contain the coronavirus pandemic have already disrupted the key leaf-picking season, delayed some shipments by about a month and triggered a spike in prices.
- Mar 07, 2020 06:05 PM IST
The apex body of the tea industry in the country said the subsidy on machinery purchase to manufacturing units for producing orthodox tea will motivate them to produce such variety.
- Feb 06, 2020 01:29 PM IST
Value realization during the last calendar year, however, stood at Rs 5,610.65 crore, around Rs 275 crore more than what it was in 2018.
- Feb 03, 2020 03:35 PM IST
For the organised big growers, the production volumes in 2018 and 2019 were 692.26 million kg and 704.62 million kg respectively, according to Tea Board data.
- Jan 03, 2020 08:38 PM IST
Tea Board deputy chairman Arun Kumar Ray told PTI "exports have seen a marginal decline in the first 11 months of 2019 as compared to the same period in 2018. But value realisation has been higher in 2019".
- Aug 27, 2019 04:02 PM IST
Assam produced 97.02 million kg of tea in July, a jump from last year's 93.71 million kg.
- Apr 05, 2019 04:17 PM IST
Exports to CIS countries during the first two month period of 2019 fell to 9.20 million kilograms from 11.36 million kilograms in same period of 2018.
- Mar 07, 2019 01:44 PM IST
Exports to UAE during January 2019 fell sharply to 1.51 million kilograms from 3.19 million kilograms in January 2018, the data said.
- Mar 06, 2019 03:31 PM IST
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- Mar 05, 2019 01:16 PM IST
There was practically no production in north India in January, due to a ban imposed on plucking, it said.
- Feb 05, 2019 05:57 PM IST
The south Asian country's exports eased to 249.11 million kg from 251.89 million kg a year ago, the board said in a statement.
- Jan 09, 2019 01:37 PM IST
The tea exports to Pakistan during the first 10 months of 2018 rose 22 percent to 13.07 million kg as compared to 10.65 million kg in the corresponding period of 2017, according to Tea Board data.
- Oct 25, 2018 01:55 PM IST
The Indian Embassy here in association with the Tea Board of India and China Tea Marketing Association held the Indian tea promotion event here from October 23-25.
- Sep 04, 2018 03:25 PM IST
The country's tea output in the first seven months of 2018 fell 5 percent from a year ago to 583.84 million kg, it said.
- Aug 30, 2018 08:12 PM IST
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