Statistics

Sri Lanka Tea Production (MT)

 

2017

2018

Jan - Feb 2019

Orthodox

282,662

277,340

41,039

CTC

21,794

 23,902

3,441

Green

2,624

2,601

447

Total

307,080

303,843

44,927

Sri Lanka Tea Exports (MT)

 

2017

2018

Jan - Feb 2019

Bulk

125,629

122,428

18,714

Tea in packets

134,509

131,256

19,784

Tea bags

21,701

21,578

3,247

Instant Tea

2,122

2,481

375

Green Tea

5,023

4,620

631

Total

288,984

282,363

42,751

Leading Buyers of Sri Lanka Tea in 2017 Vs 2018 (MT)

Country

2017

2018

 IRAQ

35,032

38,435

TURKEY

37,815

35,634

RUSSIA

33,379

30,580

IRAN

27,418

23,914

LIBYA

11,609

13,686

U.A.E.

15,785

11,077

AZERBAIJAIN

12,271

10,550

SYRIA

7,399

10,180

CHINA

9,903

10,020

CHILE

7,096

7,540

JAPAN

7,924

7,416

GERMANY

6,809

6,042

SAUDI ARABIA

4,416

5,590

U.S.A.

4,840

5,561

HONG KONG

4,981

4,872

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