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Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 13:47
Ministry requests Rs 1 bn to buy tea from auctions
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The Plantation Industries Ministry has requested the Treasury to release one billion rupees towards the purchase of tea from the auctions.

Plantation Industries Minister said that the tea production cost is high and due to political and several other global issues prices are declining.

He said at present the cost of production of a kilogram of tea is 430 rupees and the world market price is 380 rupees for a kilogram.
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