Sri Lanka to allow import of CTC tea: Budget 2017

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka will allow the import of tea produced on the cut-tear-curl method for export, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said.

Sri Lanka will also increase a find on refuse tea exports to 300 rupees a kilo from the current 01 rupee, he said.

Sri Lanka will also study the import of black tea for export and take a decision after getting the view of all parties he said.

The industry is divided on the issue, he said.

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