Tag Archives: Tea Industry

Salary dispute in tea estate Workers’ demands discarded like tea stains

Source Tea workers’ salaries are revised once in two years. The two-year Collective Agreement (CA) between Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs) and trade unions was to be renewed on October 15, 2018. The new agreement which was signed almost two weeks … Continue reading

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Tea Market Report : May 28-30, 2018


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Killing the goose that lays the golden eggs: Neglecting the country’s highest export earner

By Nimal Sanderatne Tea has been Sri Lanka’s highest export earner from the latter part of the nineteenth century and is still the country’s highest domestic value added export earner. Despite the paramount importance of tea for the economy, the … Continue reading

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‘Growth prospects bleak for Sri Lanka’s tea industry’

Adverse weather conditions, combined with rising costs and greater competition, threaten to weaken Sri Lanka’s position in the global tea industry, though efforts to develop new markets could help offset downturns in exports and revenue.Flooding in mid-May struck a number … Continue reading

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Tea production plummets

Sunday, March 27, 2016 Original Article: Link By Sandun Jayawardana ‘The drought is killing the tea industry’   The prevailing drought has had a severe adverse impact on producers of both low-grown and high-grown tea, with many struggling to cope due … Continue reading

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