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EAC tea exports increase

Published on April 17, 2018

Regional tea exports at the Mombasa Auction have increased, according to the East African Tea Export Auctions report released last week. All the five East Africa member states including Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Mozambique registered an increase in exports at the Tea Auction held between April 9 and April 10. 

The increase, the report says, was occasioned by growth in demand and a rise in crop production. 
According to the report more than 7.4 million kilogramme bags were sold up from 6.4 million bags sold around the same time last year. This indicates an increase of 8.2 per cent. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor