India's tea output up by 6 per cent: report

PTI
Published Jun 8, 2014, 7:28 pm IST
Updated Apr 1, 2019, 2:43 am IST
Tea production is up by 6% at 1,205.40 million kg in 2013-14

New Delhi: India's tea production in 2013-14increased by 6.19 per cent to 1,205.40 million kg.   Tea production in 2012-13 was 1,135.07 million kg,according to Tea Board of India data. The combined output of Assam and West Bengal and other    north Indian states rose 7.56 per cent to 960.96 million kg in    the previous financial year from 893.38 million kg a year earlier.  

Assam and West Bengal are the major tea-producing states, accounting for almost 80 per cent of India's total output. Tea production in the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka was marginally up at 244.44 million kg from 241.69 million kg during the period under review. India is the world's second-largest producer and biggest   consumer of tea.    

...




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
-->