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Tea exports likely to rise 9% in 2013

Our Bureau Kolkata | Updated on March 12, 2018

Tea exports from India is likely to grow by over 9 per cent in 2013 aided by a strong demand for orthodox tea in various countries.

According to M.G.V.K. Bhanu, Chairman of the Tea Board, India is likely to export over 220 million kg of tea in 2013 compared with 201 million kg in 2012. Tea exports from India stood at 215.42 million kg in 2011.

"There is likely to be a good demand for orthodox tea from the CIS countries and Iran this year,” Bhanu told newspersons on the sidelines of a seminar on Tea and Health here on Thursday.

>shobha.roy@thehindu.co.in

Published on April 04, 2013

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