Presence of upcountry traders lifts leaf tea prices at Kochi auction

Tea leaf price ranges surged at Kochi auctions, many thanks to energetic the participation of North Indian potential buyers. In accordance to traders, the larger price ranges of North Indian teas have prompted a lot of upcountry potential buyers to source tea from Kochi for mixing.

The price ranges of all versions have been dearer by ₹2-three in sale twenty five. Of the 74,500 kg supplied in CTC leaf, ninety nine per cent was bought. The strong need from North India was reflected in the common rate realisation at ₹141, compared to ₹137 in the previous week.

The marketplace for orthodox leaf was also dearer by ₹5-ten and sometimes a lot more. The amount supplied was three,38,442 kg. Exporters to CIS nations and other locations have been energetic.

Dust quality need subdued

Nevertheless, the need continued to be subdued in dust grades since of lessen customer participation other than a lone blender. Kerala Free Tea Traders operated hand to mouth, whilst State Civil Supplies, one of the big blenders, lent reasonable guidance.

The amount supplied in CTC dust was eleven,19,502 kg and the common rate realisation was lessen at ₹103 per kg compared to the previous week. Superior liquoring teas remained steady to organization and sometimes dearer, notably teas which arrived under the range of AVT, the auctioneers Forbes, Ewart & Figgis reported.

In orthodox dust, the marketplace was steady to organization and sometimes dearer. The amount supplied was 24,000 kg and a modest amount was absorbed by exporters.

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June 19, 2020

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