Sri Lanka achieves record tea exports

Monday, 02 February 2015 - 8:34

Sri Lanka has achieved record tea exports. Sri Lanka exported a record 327.8 million kilograms in 2014 up 3 percent compared to the 2013 figure of 319.6 million kg.

The previous record was 322.5 million kg shipped in 2011.

The value of tea exports was the highest ever at 1.64 billion dollars up on the 2013 record of 1.55 billion dollars.

Middle East and North Africa continue as the dominant region for Ceylon Tea exports with the absorption of 57% of tea shipments.