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Tea prices may go up by Rs 5-10 per kg

Shobha Roy Kolkata | Updated on March 12, 2018

Kolkata, July 12 A 15-20 per cent drop in production in the tea gardens of North and South India so far during this year is likely to push up prices.

According to Kosi Baby, Vice-Chairman, Tea Board India, and Vice-President of the National Federation of Small Tea Growers, India, tea prices might inch up by Rs 5-10 a kg.

“Tea production is down by 15-20 per cent across the country. This might push up prices,” Baby said at a press meet to discuss the various issues confronting the small tea growers in the country.

>shobha.roy@thehindu.co.in

Published on July 12, 2013

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