Sri Lankan tea industry latest KPIs have shown substantial improvements

Tea export revenue from January to february 2021  has increased to Rs 41 Billion compared with Rs 38 Billion during the same period 2020. The f.o.b. price per kilo of tea has also increased substantially from Rs 823/= to Rs 932/= ,an increase of Rs 109/= per kilo.

The total tea production during the same period has also increased to 45 million kilos from 40 million kilos and the average auction price during the period january to february has improved from Rs 595/= to Rs 645/- thus tricked down the benefit to tea growers and manufacturers. We commend  all the stakeholders in the global value chain for this great  achievement.  

Chairman, Sri Lanka Tea Board.

 

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