Indian Tea Association

Indian Tea Association News

Indian tea prices jump to new record as floods in Assam, coronavirus outbreak slash output
India

Indian tea prices jump to new record as floods in Assam, coronavirus outbreak slash output

Production losses have already pushed weekly auction prices to a record of Rs 232.60 per kilogramme, up 57 percent from a year ago, according to the Tea Board

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tea production shortfall likely to be 100 million kg due to 21-day lockdown
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tea production shortfall likely to be 100 million kg due to 21-day lockdown

Tea production in the country is likely to fall by 100 million kg this year due to the 21-day lockdown which was "inevitable" to tackle the coronavirus crisis, an official said on Wednesday

Tea exports to Pakistan to take a hit post-Pulwama terror attack; exporters say business secondary
Business

Tea exports to Pakistan to take a hit post-Pulwama terror attack; exporters say business secondary

Tea exports to Pakistan grew marginally in 2018 to 15.83 million kilograms from 14.73 million kilograms in 2017.

Darjeeling unrest: Tea industry faces brunt as second flush leaves go waste
India

Darjeeling unrest: Tea industry faces brunt as second flush leaves go waste

The indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills has the famed tea industry hard with the premium quality 'second flush' tea leaves going waste causing heavy losses to the garden owners and putting at stake the livelihood of more than two lakh tea workers.

West Bengal tea workers' strike: Trade unions demand minimum wage; protests spread to Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling
India

West Bengal tea workers' strike: Trade unions demand minimum wage; protests spread to Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling

The joint forum of trade unions of the tea industry in Bengal began a two-day industrial strike, demanding implementation of minimum wage, among other things

How tea sector in Assam braved PM Modi's demonetisation storm to keep paying wages
Economy

How tea sector in Assam braved PM Modi's demonetisation storm to keep paying wages

Although the promptness from all quarters salvaged the situation for the state's tea sector, the unavailability of physical banking services within commutable distance was glaring.