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Tea

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

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
Sri Lanka tea exports down 12.6-pct in June 2022, rupee earnings up in soft-peg collapse.

US dollar earnings were down 6 percent to 116.5 million dollars in June from a year ago.

Sri Lanka's low grown tea prices move up in July first-week sale

On July 06 auction sale, low grown averaged 4.33 dollars

Sri Lanka's Tea exports to Ukraine drops 55-pct from Jan-May 2022

Exports to Russia and Turkey too have dropped steeply

Mahadiya Hamza
July 3, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka low-grown tea prices gain in June third week sale

On June 22 sale, low grown averaged 4.05 dollars a kilogram up from 2.92 dollars a year earlier

July 3, 2022 4 min read

Niraj de Mel made Chairman of Sri Lanka Tea Board

Promises inputs amid soft-peg crisis

June 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea output down 16.3-pct in May 2022

Fertiliser ban biting into tea output

June 26, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka low-grown tea prices slips in June second week sale

In the last week's auction sale on June 08, Low Grown average was $3.28 per kg, up from $2.98 per kg a year earlier

June 19, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon tea exports down 17-pct in May 2022

In rupee terms export in May were up 54 percent to 33 billion rupees

June 19, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices hit record in May amid currency collapse

Low grown hits new tea record

June 12, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lank tea prices inflate steeply after currency collapse

Prices rose sharply in May but eased somewhat towards the end of the month.

June 5, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka tea output falls, exports down 5-pct but supplies maintained

Regional plantation companies and smallholders are harvesting green leaf and arranging deliveries

May 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea traders call for swift action on crisis, expert consultation

It is necessary that the policymakers do not make the mistake of not listening to the experts in the industry

May 23, 2022 5 min read
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Sri Lanka tea exports lowest in 23 years

The tally was the lowest since the first quarter of 1999 when the country shipped out 60.3 million kilos of tea.

May 6, 2022 2 min read

Cup of milk tea to cost 100 rupees in Sri Lanka: reports

Milk tea -- a mix of hot, strong tea with powdered and usually sugar -- is a favourite beverage in Sri Lanka.

March 20, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka in talks with Iran Tea Association to boost exports

Exports to Russia and Ukraine hit by invasion

March 9, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices hit record in Feb 2022, Russia invasion dims prospects

In January Russia was the second largest buyer Ceylon tea

March 7, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea exports drop 6.9-pct in Jan 2022, Iraq, Russia leads

Iraq and Russia leades

March 6, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea industry braced for Russia-Ukraine fallout

In January Russia bought 2.5 million kilograms of tea becoming the second largest buyer

March 1, 2022 2 min read

Ceylon tea, gemstones have huge demand in China, says envoy

Sri Lankan gemstones and tea sold out within seconds in China

January 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka inks US$251mn tea for oil debt deal with Iran

The scheme not to violate US sanctions

December 21, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka cuts tea export tax, abolishes regulation on promotions

Regulations limited the use of funds for promotions

December 16, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea output, export earnings could fall 25-pct over fertilizer ban: industry group

Tea production could fall as much as 25 percent within six months

September 21, 2021 3 min read
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