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Sri Lanka expert panel reviews RPC land lease; Minister demands action

RPCs are already brought under Finance Ministry by President Wickremesinghe

May 13, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices rise for third straight week

However prices were down from March highs

May 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka plantation companies benefitted from weak rupee, labourers did not: Minister

"RPCs benefitted from weakening of the rupee that gave them an over 80% increase in rupee revenue in 2023 vs 2021"

May 6, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka plantations stocks hammered after wage hike gazette

Plantation workers will have to be paid 1350 rupees a day, there will be a ‘daily special allowance’ of 350 rupees

May 2, 2024 1 min read
Sri Lanka merger of Ceylon Fertilizer, Colombo Commercial Fertilizer offers VRS scheme

Voluntary retirement scheme to be offered to 267 employees at a cost of 844 million rupees during the amalgamation

Sri Lanka tea exports down 4.1-pct in October

US dollar values still up

November 24, 2023 1 min read

High density cultivation system to increase tea yield by five times: Minister

Amaraweera promotes high-density tea cultivation system and use of new technology to increase yields.

Apsara Rodrigo
November 20, 2023 2 min read

India will send Teacher Trainers to improve education among upcountry Tamils – Indian FM

India reemphasizes it commitment to IOTs in Sri Lanka.

November 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka smallholder tea growers still find fertiliser expensive 

Small holders were also offered an interest free loan to help apply fertilizer.

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka tea export revenues down 3.8-pct in August

Tea export revenues fell 3.8 percent to 119.63 million US dollars in Aug 2023 from 124.4 mn US dollars a year ago

September 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka tea export revenues slightly down in July

 Sri Lanka exported 22.7 million kilograms of tea in July, down marginally from 44.7 million kilograms last year.

August 24, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka motorists pay Rs.50 tax for Indian credit line, local tea producers on Iran dues

The tax was 25 rupees per liter in June and has now been increased to 50 rupees from this month - minister 

July 4, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka Mid Growns tea prices up, High Growns down at weekly auction

Total auction volume declined to 5.7 million kilos from the last week 6.4 million kilograms.

July 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka develops new tea plucking machine

In 2020 a machine was developed to pluck selected tea leaves.

June 28, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tea Wine to hit market soon

There is a big demand for Ceylon Tea and there will be a big demand for Ceylon Tea Wine.

Apsara Rodrigo
June 26, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka High and Low Growns tea prices fall at weekly auction

Majority of Low Growns prices also fell while Mid Growns prices grew.

June 25, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka tea production up in May 2023

Production is expected to recover in 2023, with the fertilizer being applied.

June 22, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka tea exports up 4.2-pct in May 2023

In 2023 so far, the country has exported around 91 million kilos.

June 22, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee depreciation drives Ceylon Tea prices up

In the weakening of rupee tea prices and buyers making purchases only for immediate shipments.

June 18, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka High Grown Tea prices down at weekly auction

The weekly sale average grew 3.98 rupees to 957.14 rupees from 953.16 rupees

June 11, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka Ceylon Tea prices down at weekly auction

The weekly sale average fell by 86.93 rupees to 980.64 rupees from 1067.57 rupees

May 29, 2023 2 min read

Rupee appreciation and higher volumes drags down tea prices

All average tea prices fell and the weekly sale average was down by 65.40 rupees to 1067.57 rupees from 1132.97 rupees

May 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka high, mid and low grown tea prices ease at weekly auction

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea prices continued to fell 50-150 rupees per kilogram at an auction on May 10

May 14, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka Ceylon Tea prices down as rupee appreciates further

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea prices fell 50-150 rupees per kilogram at an auction on May 3

May 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices fall at weekly auction

ri Lanka’s Ceylon tea prices were down 50-100 rupees per kilogram at an auction on April 26, amidst good demand.

April 30, 2023 2 min read