According to the data revealed by the tea board, it has been observed that there is an increase in the exports of tea to Pakistan for the period January to November 2018, at 14.56 mkgs as compared to 12.60 mkgs in the same period in 2017.
For the first 10 months the export rose to 22 percent from 10.65 million kg to 13.07 million kg.
CIS nations, the biggest importing bloc of Indian tea, showed a decline at 54.87 mkgs during the first 11 months period of 2018 as against 58.41 mkgs in the corresponding period of 2017. In terms of money, the value of exports to CIS also showed a decline at Rs 891 crore from Rs 959 crore in the previous period.
As per the other data released by the tea board on the exports to other important nations UK, UAE and Egypt, also showed a decrease marginally during January to November 2018. Total exports during the 10-month period of 2018 increased marginally to 225.76 mkgs valued at Rs 4624 crore as compared to corresponding data of 226 mkgs and Rs 4478 crore respectively.
The unit price per kilogram also increased slightly to Rs 204.83 kilogram as against Rs 198.12 per kilogram.