In 2020, due to the Covid-19, the tea production fell from 9.7% and the prices recorded high. The Indian Tea industry was supported with the price to which was struggling with rising production costs. The exports cut down from south Asian countries.
Assam is the largest producer of tea and last year due to the tough rainfall, flood, and pandemic situation causes damaged in tea gardens and the production of tea fell from 9.7%.
This affects the better result in output and the farmers’ loss of income. India produced 1255.60 million kilograms of tea in 2020.
The record of 184.60 Rupees ($2.53) KG, in 2020 is the price fixed for tea. The official exporters said that “ Indian prices jumped but prices in competing Sri Lanka and Kenya didn’t rise. Buyers moved to these two countries.”
In Kolkata city, the prices hike on tea and the sudden fall of exports on tea is seen in India. “Indian prices jumped but prices in competing Sri Lanka and Kenya didn’t rise. Buyers moved to these two countries,” the exporter,
Well, according to the Tea associates, this year 2021 is estimating the good output year in producing tea from the north-eastern parts of India due to the good weather conditions and heavy rainfall.
A better quality of crop production is expected by the experts this year.