India’s tea import up 8.87 per cent in 2021

Industry calls for proper monitoring of imported tea

Although the tea plantation industry in the country has been raising serious concerns about the import of tea despite India being a net exporter, the outgo on tea imports in calendar 2021 was less than the previous year, reveals our analysis of the latest data available with the Tea Board.Volume-wise, India imported 25.90 million kg (mkg) in 2021