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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
02-June-2017 17:56 IST
Tea Production for 2016-17

 

            Tea Board has finalised the production of tea in India for 2016-17 and arrived at 1250.49 M Kgs as against 1233.14 M Kgs, which is an increase of 17.35 M kgs (1.41%) as compared to last year. North India production increased substantially in June, September and November as compared to its corresponding period, resulting in increase of production in 2016-17. The tea production has reached highest ever in Indian Tea Industry.

 

Ø  North India production increased by 34.55 M.Kgs (3.43%) of which West Bengal is a major contributor with 27.69M.Kgs (8.40%);

 

Ø  South India production decreased by 17.20 M.Kgs (-7.66%) of which Tamil Nadu is a major contributor with 17.82 M.Kgs (-11.03%).

 

ESTATE AND BLF SHARE OF PRODUCTION

 

Share of Estate (EF) and Bought Leaf Factory (BLF) production on All India is at 64.94% and 35.06% respectively as compared to 66.15% and 33.85% of corresponding period. Region wise breakup of EF and BLF are given below:-

      (in M Kgs)

State

Est

BLF

Total

Est%

BLF%

North India

681.87

361.24

1043.11

65.37

34.63

South India

130.21

77.17

207.38

62.79

37.21

All India

812.08

438.41

1250.49

64.94

35.06

 

BIG GROWERS VIS-A-VIS SMALL GROWERS PRODUCTION:

 

In order to get the clear production details in respect of Small tea growers, the Board amended the FORM E (under TMCO) with effect from April, 2016 and arrived the all India average of Small Growers share of production at 44.01%.

 

Region wise production share of Small Growers (SG) and the organised sector (BG) is given below:

                                                                        (in M Kgs)

State

BG

SG

Total

BG%

SG%

North India

583.32

459.79

1043.11

55.92

44.08

South India

116.87

90.51

207.38

56.36

43.64

All India

700.19

550.30

1250.49

55.99

44.01

 

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