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Govt clears Rs 1,425 cr scheme for tea promotion

Government Wednesday approved the proposal for implementation of the 'Tea Development and Promotion Scheme' with an outlay of Rs 1,425 crore during the the 12th Plan period (2012-17).

Tea Board expects exports to rise this year

After a decline in tea exports last year, overseas shipments of the beverage are expected to go up this year, Tea Board of India said Thursday.

Indian tea exports register decline: ITA chairman

There was, however, a positive note for Assam tea industry as it produced four million kg higher than the previous year recording an output of 533 million kg of tea with a turnover of approximately Rs 5,650 crores, he said.

Sharp rise in Indian tea exports to Pakistan cheers traders

The export of tea produced in West Bengal’s Siliguri District to Pakistan has reached an all-time high; cheering traders who are increasingly looking to utilise third country platforms to cement their position.