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Sri Lanka tea exports fall 8-pct in October

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s exports of black tea, its main agricultural product, fell eight percent to 23.3 million kilos in October 2018 from a year ago, brokers said.

Asia Siyaka Commodities said shipments were lower in all three categories, tea in bulk, packets and bags.

Exports of bulk tea were down 12 percent, packets by six percent and tea bags by five percent in October 2018 compared with a year ago, they said in a report.
(COLOMBO, 27 November 2018)


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