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Regional tea sales grow by 6.4 per cent

Published on December 10, 2015

Despite experiencing a prolonged dry spell early in the year, East Africa registered a 6.4 per cent increase in tea sales at the Mombasa auction.
The latest auction report released on December 1 shows the region exported 8.9 million kilogrammes, up from 8.3 million sold around the same time last year.

Kenya recorded most sales. Out of the total tea exported, Kenya sold 7.2 million kilogrammes up from 6.3 million sold last year, representing a 12.5 per cent increase in sales. Uganda, which majorly exports her tea through Mombasa, ranked second with a 10.6 per cent increase in sales. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor