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Tea Production for 2016-17



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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Buyer Seller Meet on Mangoes on 5th -6th June at Mumbai
APEDA is organizing a Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) on 5th -6th June, 2017 at Mumbai. The programme will facilitate the interaction of Buyers of mangoes from China, Japan, Australia, Iran, Mauritius, South Korea and Dubai with the concerned Government officials of mango exporting states and the mango exporters. About 30 leading importers from their countries are exported to participate in the event.

The objective of the event is to provide a platform for interaction of exporters and importers of mangoes, to promote exports of mangoes from the country. The Buyer Seller Meet has been scheduled on the first day (5th June, 2017) in Hotel Fortune, Navi Mumbai. There are about 60 exporters from the country who would be participating in the event. State Governments of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telanagana, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are participating in the BSM and would be showcasing their variety of mangoes through a stall put up separately for each State. Information related to mangoes would be disseminated through various publicity material prepared. Further, a provision has been made for wet sampling of mangoes to the buyers of the different countries, so that they can appreciate a vast range of mango and its taste. The second day (6th June, 2017) of the event is plan to showcase the critical infrastructure set up for export of mangoes namely Hot Water Treatment facility, Vapour Heat Treatment facility and Irradiation Facility. The idea is to create confidence among buyers about the quality improvements made by India and its commitment to export safe food products. The event is going to be inaugurated by Shri Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India. The event would be joined by Shri D.K. Singh, Chairman, APEDA, Dr. Shakil P. Ahamed, Joint Secretary, MIDH, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Mr. Ashwani Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. 

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