Sri Lanka Tea Board in deal to increase exports to Turkey
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka is to enter into an agreement on agricultural cooperation with Turkey, one of the main markets for the island’s tea exports, with the Tea Board seeking a deal to increase shipments.
The Cabinet of Ministers this week approved a proposal by Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake to sign a memorandum of understanding on agricultural cooperation between Sri Lanka and Turkey, the state information office said.
The Cabinet took into consideration plans by the Sri Lanka Tea Board for a special agreement to increase tea exports to Turkey.
(COLOMBO, January 17, 2018)