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  1. Tea exports to Pakistan jump 47.50% to Rs 184.56 crore in 2015-16

Tea exports to Pakistan jump 47.50% to Rs 184.56 crore in 2015-16

The export of tea from the country to Pakistan has jumped by 47.50 per cent to Rs 184.56 crore in 2015-16 compared to export worth Rs 125.12 crore recorded in 2014-15

By: | Published: May 13, 2016 12:17 PM
Tea export to pakistan The export of tea from the country to Pakistan has jumped by 47.50 per cent to Rs 184.56 crore in 2015-16 compared to export worth Rs 125.12 crore recorded in 2014-15 (Reuters)

The export of tea from the country to Pakistan has jumped by 47.50 per cent to Rs 184.56 crore in 2015-16 compared to export worth Rs 125.12 crore recorded in 2014-15, according to data compiled by Tea Board.

In volume terms, outward shipments from India to Pakistan increased to 18.94 million kg in 2015-16 as against 15.20 million kg in the preceding fiscal. The export price to Pakistan increased to Rs 97.44 per kg in the period under review compared with Rs 82.32 a year ago.

India is the world’s second biggest tea producer and also one of the largest consumers. The country exports CTC (crush- tear-curl) grade tea to countries like Egypt, the UK, and other traditional varieties to Iraq, Iran, and Russia.

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