Tea production in India declined by 9.7 percent

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2021-02-08 10:32:05 || Updated: 2021-02-08 10:32:05

By 2020, India’s tea production is down 9.7 percent from the previous year. This has affected tea production due to heavy flooding and various restrictions on coronavirus control in the country. The price of tea is at a record high. News Economic Times.

The state-controlled Tea Board has backed rising tea prices as rising production costs rise and imports from South Asian neighbors fall. Last year, India produced 125.56 crore kg of tea, which is 9.7 percent less than last year. Tea gardens in the northeastern state of Assam have been affected by floods, affecting the country’s tea production.

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