Tea imports increase by 11.64pc in 8 months


The tea imports witnessed an increase of 11.64 percent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year.

The tea imports during July-February (2021-22) were recorded at $423.466 million against the imports of $379.314 million during July-February (2020-21), according to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

In terms of quantity, the tea imports increased by 3.62 percent during the period under review as these went up from 171,469 metric tons last year to 177,671 metric tons during the current fiscal year, the data revealed.—APP

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