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Sri Lanka tea exports down 2-pct in Feb 2021, China buys more

Sri Lanka's tea exports fell 2.07 percent from a year ago to 23.16 million kilograms in February 2021, while revenues in rupee rose 11 percent to 21.7...

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Restarting South Asia: The Tea industry faces up to its challenges

The coronavirus pandemic wrought havoc on almost all walks of life, and the various industries ranging from commodities, tourism or app...

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CWC Leaders thank Mahinda for the daily wage increase

Members of Parliament from the Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) are thanking Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa for succeeding in getting a flat rate daily...

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Sri Lanka to take-over plantations company hospitals with land

Sri Lanka has decided to take over estate hospitals that are operated by a number of plantations companies along with land, Minister Pavithra Wanniara...

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Sri Lanka tea plantations propose new wages based on smallholder model

Sri Lanka's Regional Plantations Companies have proposed new wages based on small holders, which the firms sau can raise output and provide more earni...

Tania Madies
Sri Lanka tea production up 10-pct October 2020

Sri Lanka had produced 23.4 million kilograms in October 2020, up 10.3 percent from a year earlier, thought cumulative production was down due to ear...

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea prices may get boost from Russian winter buying

Sri Lanka tea prices mixed as industry expects Russia winter buying to slightly boost the market, with the cheaper High ...

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Sri Lanka tea production down 14-pct in August

Sri Lanka's tea production had fallen 14 percent from a year ago to 22.42 million kilograms in August 2020 from 26.2 mil...

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Sri Lanka low grown Ceylon teas pick up

Sri Lanka's high priced Low Grown teas prices picked in the first auction of September, while cheaper high grown teas to...

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Ceylon tea prices ease in September first week

ri Lanka tea prices eased with only a few high and medium grown teas seeing gains in the first auction for September, br...

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Sri Lanka low grown teas ease, some high growns up

Sri Lanka's Low Growns, the most expensive teas produced by the island eased at the last auction in August while the che...

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Sri Lanka high grown teas see pick up

Sri Lanka's High Grown teas, the cheapest teas in the island, saw a slight pick up in the first sale in August amid fair...

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Sri Lanka tea buyers led by Iraq, Turkey, Russia in 2020 first half

Sri Lanka produced 129.04 million tonnes of tea in the first half of 2020 down 18.76 percent from a year earlier, and ex...

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Sri Lanka tea pick up at auction mid-July

Sri Lanka tea prices picked up marginally in the third week of July with good quality lines of teas fetching better pric...

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Sri Lanka low grown teas see pick up

Sri Lanka tea prices pick up marginally in the second week of July, helped by stronger demand low grown grades, after a ...

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Sri Lanka tea demand in the Coronavirus era, the China factor and anti-viral claims

Coronavirus is buffeting the short term demand for Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea with fears of second waves coming in while med...

Tania Madies

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Sri Lanka suspends export tax on tea for 6-months

Sri Lanka has suspended an export tax on tea for six months to help the tea sector as it recovers from a Coronavirus cri...

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Sri Lanka tea prices settle from Coronavirus driven highs

Sri Lanka's tea prices have fallen from Coronavirus driven highs seen in April and May as supply improved, and the rupee...

Tania Madies

5 min read

Sri Lanka should sell more to Asia in a post-COVID 19 scenario – Pathfinder Foundation

The Pathfinder Foundation, a think tank advising the government, wants Sri Lanka to sell more to Asia which it calls the...

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Sri Lanka tea prices ease lower, low growns drive May average to all time high

Sri Lanka's tea prices continued ease lower across grades and elevations in the first auction in June, but May national ...

Tania Madies

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Sri Lanka tea prices ease down in May

Sri Lanka's tea prices continued to ease at auction from April high in the second auction in May though ex-estate tea pr...

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Sri Lanka tea prices dip in first May auction

Sri Lanka’s high grown Ceylon teas saw dips in price in the first week of May amid quality drops lower foreign demand ...

Tania Madies

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Sri Lanka's Sunshine Holdings boosts stake in tea marketing firm

Sri Lanka's Sunshine Holdings has boosted its stake in a branded tea company and trimmed the group interest in oil palm ...

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Sri Lanka tea firms lose 40-pct output, working with tight Covid-19 rules

Sri Lanka commercial tea plantations which have thousands of workers per farm said they were operating with tight health...

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Sri Lanka tea prices soar amid rupee fall, tight supplies at Coronavirus e-auction

Sri Lanka's tea prices rose sharply at an auction held amid Coroanvirus curfews with a falling rupee, strong demand from...

Tania Madies

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Sri Lanka RPCs to pay Rs.1,000 daily wage on higher productivity, trade unions yet to agre...

Sri Lanka's regional plantation companies (RPCs) have agreed to pay its labourers a 1,000 rupee daily wage, in return fo...

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