Statistics

Sri Lanka Tea Production (MT)

 

2016

2017

2018 (Jan - Oct)

Orthodox

271,662

282,662

225,565

CTC

18,326

21,794

19,392

Green

2,374

2,624

2,154

Total

292,362

307,080

247,111

Sri Lanka Tea Exports (MT)

 

2016

2017

2018 (Jan - Oct)

Bulk

125,200

125,629

102,164

Tea in packets

134,324

134,509

109,472

Tea bags

23,011

21,701

18,104

Instant Tea

2,011

2,122

2,094

Green Tea

4,225

5,023

3,856

Total

288,771

288,984

235,690

Leading Buyers of Sri Lanka Tea in 2016 Vs 2017 (MT)

Country

2016

2017

TURKEY

27,069

37,816

IRAQ

32,557

35,032

RUSSIA

34,433

33,380

IRAN

33,929

27,419

U.A.E

18,381

15,785

AZERBAIJAIN

10,557

12,271

LIBYA

12,645

11,609

CHINA

7,604

9,903

JAPAN

7,764

7,924

SYRIA

12,107

7,400

CHILE

6,672

7,097

GERMANY

6,854

6,809

HONG KONG

4,620

4,981

U.S.A

5,218

4,840

JORDON

3,996

4,688

Bulk tea CESS computation - 2017 (per Kg)

Month

Un-weighted (Rs.)

January

568.65

February

582.04

March

588.68

April

597.95

May

619.45

June

645.74

July

639.94

August

614.36

September

596.67

October

601.40

November

623.68

December

643.37

Bulk tea CESS computation - 2018 (per Kg)

Month

Un-weighted (Rs.)

January

638.88

February 626.11
March 632.63
April 637.95
May 625.28
June 612.82
July 601.05

*Rs. 10.00 per kg has been introduced as the bulk CESS from 25th July 2018