Domestic Economy

Rise in Tea Production

Rise in Tea Production
Rise in Tea Production

A total of 137,000 tons of fresh tea leaves worth 7.6 trillion rials ($26.76 million) have been harvested in Iran during the current fiscal year that started on March 21, showing a 3% and 48% rise in weight and value respectively compared with last year, according to the head of Iran Tea Organization.
"A total of 31,000 tons of dried tea were produced from this year’s yields, which shows a 4% increase compared with last year’s production,” Habibollah Jahansaz was also quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.
The government bought some 135,000 tons of this year’s harvest worth over 7.4 trillion rials ($26.21 million) as part of its guaranteed purchase plan and the remaining 2,000 tons were sold in the market, he added.  


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