Tea exports from India have fallen marginally by 2.23 per cent during the first seven months of 2023 from January to July at 114.60 million kilograms, according to the latest Tea Board data. During the same period of 2022, tea exports stood at 117.21 million kilograms. Exports from North India, comprising primarily the states of Assam and West Bengal, stood at 69.56 million kilograms in the first seven months of the current calendar year, as compared to 70.56 million kilograms in the previous similar period.
Exports from South India also registered a decline at 45.04 million kilograms from January to July in 2023, as against 46.65 million kilograms in the corresponding previous period of 2022, according to the data. Unit price realization from exports also declined to Rs 265 per kilograms in the first seven months of calendar 2023, as against Rs 270.85 per kilograms in the previous similar period of 2022. For the entire calendar year of 2022, tea exports from the country stood at 231.08 million kilograms.
Source: Zee Business