NEW DELHI - Egypt, Pakistan and China were among the countries which bought more Indian teas last fiscal year. Egypt’s imports increased by 144 %. Pakistan increased imports by 44.5 % and China by 47.8 %, according to Tea Board.
Led by South India, Indian tea output increased by 5.9 % during 2017-18 to touch 1,325.1 million kgs.
Director (Tea Development) at Tea Board S. Soundarajan said that production of high-value orthodox tea and green tea increased during the year under review. These teas are in great demand in high value markets such as Iran, Germany and Japan.