Tea production drops

Monday, 24 October 2016 - 8:34


Tea production has dropped following the strike launched by estate workers demanding their daily wage to be increased up to Rs. 1000.

According to the Sri Lanka Tea Board tea production in September dropped by 27 per cent from previous year’s to 19.8 Mnkg.

Tea from Central Hills was auctioned at Rs. 350-500 per kilo.