Tea imports increase by 8.17 percent in 11 months

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The tea imports witnessed an increase of 8.17 percent during the first eleven months of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year.

The tea imports during July-May (2021-22) were recorded at $580.911 million against the imports of $537.010 million during July-May (2020-21), according to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

In terms of quantity, the tea imports decreased by 2.04 percent during the period under review as these went down from 238.941 metric tons last year to 234.062 metric tons during the current fiscal year, the data revealed.—APP

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