India Tea Exports

Tea Exports from India:

  • India roughly accounts to the 13% of Total World Trade in Tea.
  • India’s tea export is around 20% of production.
  • In 2008-09, India’s estimated export was 203120 Metric tones which roughly accounts for ` 2393 Crore.
  • From April 2008 to March 2009 India exported 190640 metric tons of tea at Unit price of Rs. 124.94 per kilogram accounting for an foreign exchange earning of US$ 518.01 Million.

The Share of countries in India’s Tea Exports is as follows:

India’s Tea Exports

Country

Quantity (Million Kgs)

Value ` Crores

Russia

40.44

407.73

U.A.E.

24.8

282.53

UK

19.3

215.08

Iran

15.9

210

U.S.A.

9.55

153.62

Kazakhstan

11.33

139.62

A.R.E.

15.04

111.75

Australia

4.91

103.63

Germany

4.33

90.39

Afghanistan

10.74

75.83

Others

34.3

591.61

 

The above table makes it clear that

  • Largest quantity of Indian Tea goes to Russia, followed by UAE and UK.

India’s Position in World Tea Exports:

  • India is world’s 4th largest exporter of world.
  • The largest exporter of Tea in the world is Kenya, followed by Sri Lanka and China.
  • World’s largest tea exporters are shown below:

World’s Largest Tea Exporters

Kenya

383.44

SriLanka

298.79

China

296.94

India

203.12

Vietnam

115

Indonesia

95

Values: Million Kilograms


 

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