Lankan Tea Production up in May


Tea production in all three elevations has recorded year-on-year growth during May this year which is a strong recovery from the negative trend in April.

The gain for May this year when compared to the corresponding month of the previous year was 5.4 million kilograms, an increase of 16%.

The Low Grown production exceeded the figure for the corresponding month of last year by 3.1 million kgs while High and Medium elevations were higher by 1.2 million kgs and 1 million kgs.