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Sri Lanka High and Medium Grown tea prices fall in Jan third-week auction

This week 5.1 million kilograms were offered at the auction made up of 2.2 million kilograms of Low Growns.

January 22, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka's 2022 tea exports drop to 25-year low on fertilizer shortage

However, the top agriculture export commodity fetched the highest rupee revenue in history

January 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea gain amid low volumes

All districts record decline in crop intake

January 15, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka's High and Low grown teas gain in first-week auction

“The 1st sale of the year got off to a good start with prices for almost all types of teas appreciating in value."

January 8, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka high mid grown teas ease, low growns gain

Ceylon tea prices gained steeply in 2022, after the rupee fell.

Sri Lanka tea production marginally improves in Nov 2022

Policy mismanagement and bad weather continue to eat into dollar crop

Sri Lanka to improve upcountry plantation workers' lives amid Indian push 

Indians came as cheap labours under British Colonial rulers

Mahadiya Hamza
December 20, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's High Grown Ceylon tea prices edge lower

This week 5.1 million kilograms were offered at the auction made up of 0.7 million kilograms of High Growns.

December 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices move up in Dec first-week auction

Low grown and Medium grown teas gain

December 11, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka October Ceylon tea production down in 27-years

October production was mainly hit by bad weather

November 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices arrest slide in low volumes

Last week the average low grown price was 1,401.30 rupees.

November 20, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon tea exports down 22-pct in October 22, dollar price up

Up to October 211 million were exported

November 20, 2022 2 min read

Heavy rains likely to cut crisis-hit Sri Lanka's tea production, exports

Tea is Sri Lanka's main export crop and earns over $1.5 billion export revenue annually.

Mahadiya Hamza
November 9, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea prices fall for the third week

Rupee average rose to as much as 1676.93 rupees a kilo in the first week of October.

October 30, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka records the lowest tea production in 26-years

The cost of production of tea growers has steeply risen by 30-35 percent so far this year

October 23, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka tea exports down 8–pct in Sept, prices up

In the nine months of 2022 Sri Lanka exports fell 9 percent to 192.60 million kilograms.

October 16, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka’s medium grown tea prices fall in September 4th-week sale

Data shows tea prices across all elevations have fallen between 100 to 200 rupees

October 9, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka tea sold at historic high prices in September 2022

In dollar terms, the average sale price for Sri Lankan tea had been 4.41 dollars per kilogram

October 9, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea exports down 9.7–pct in August, rupee earnings hit record

The average tea price in August hit 1,951.82 rupees per kilogram

September 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's tea prices hit record in August

In the last week of August, Low Grown tea averaged 4.39 dollars a kilogram up from 2.95 a year earlier

September 11, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's mid-grown Ceylon tea prices up 13-pct

This week 4.7 million kilograms were offered for sale.

August 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea exports down 10-pct in July; dollar and rupee earnings up

US dollar earnings were up 2% to 117.5 million dollars in July from a year ago

August 21, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea sold at historic high prices in July 2022

July prices surpassed the previous record in April 2022 of 1,333.61 (USD 4.14).

August 14, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Low Grown tea price slip in August 1-week sale

Low-grown tea slipped over 100 rupees per kilogram

August 7, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka low-grown tea prices rise in July third week sale

On July 20 auction low grown averaged at 4.54 dollars per kilogram

July 31, 2022 4 min read
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Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea output down 22.7-pct in June 2022

Six months to June output dipped 17 percent.

July 24, 2022 2 min read
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