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Tea Board must become 'facilitator' instead of regulator:Chairman

Jun 26 2018

The ComMin has asked IIFT to look into the functioning of the Board and how its mandate can be altered to serve the interests of the stakeholders, Bezboruah told IANS.

Tea production down by 7.21 per cent in April

Jun 12 2018

India's estimated tea production fell by 7.21% to 85.74 mn kg in April 2018 from 92.41 mn kg produced in the year-ago month, according to data from Tea Board of India.

Tea exports rise by 7 percent during April-February FY18

Apr 06 2018

India's tea exports grew by nearly 7% to 221.54 mn kg during Apr-Feb period of FY18 as compared to 207.22 mn kg exported in the corresponding period the previous fiscal.

India's tea exports touch record 240.7 mkgs in 2017

Feb 07 2018

India's tea exports have touched a record high in 36 years at 240.7 million kilograms during calendar 2017, Tea Board data said.

Tea production declines in November 2017, shows data

Jan 02 2018

Tea production in the country suffered a decline in the month of Nov 2017 primarily due to crop loss in north India, according to Tea Board data.

Tea exports see marginal rise in first 10 months of 2017

Dec 27 2017

Exports of tea during the first 10 months of 2017 showed a marginal rise of 6.7 pc over the corresponding period a year ago, according to data released by the Tea Board.

Plan to merge Tea Board with others put on hold: Bezbaruah

Dec 06 2017

Bezbaruah said the government has put on hold the plan to merge all the commodity boards into one.

Tea prices likely to rise further on production decline

Nov 29 2017

Tea prices have started firming up and are likely to rise further on the back of declining production for a variety of reasons, experts say.

Tea Board proposes Rs 100 cr package for Darjeeling gardens

Oct 15 2017

The Tea Board has submitted a Rs 100 crore package proposal to the Centre for the Darjeeling tea industry.

Tea exports rise 4.58 percent in January-July period

Sep 20 2017

In value terms, tea exports increased to Rs 2,363.22 crore during January-July period.

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