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EAC tea exports rise

Published on August 31, 2016

All East African Community member states have had a good tea harvest that has resulted into high trade volumes.

This is contained in the latest report from Tea Brokers East Africa Limited which shows that at the June Mombasa auction, nine million kilogramme bags were offered, up from the 7.4 million bags recorded in the same period last year. 

“Out of this production, the region exported a total of 8.3 million kilogrammes up from 6.2 million kilogrammes exported the same time last year thus indicating a 24.8 per cent,” the report said. Read more. Source | New Times