Industry: Plantations (Tea, coffee, spices, rubber)


The Tea Board has announced that the district average price for green leaf for March in The Nilgiris will be ₹15.60 a kg.Tea Board Executive Director C Paulrasu said that this was fixed.
March 20, 2019, 11:33 a.m.

The Tea Board is expecting better prices in 2019 on the back of strong fundamentals, a senior official said on Tuesday.
March 20, 2019, 11:31 a.m.

About 88 per cent of the offer at Sale No: 11 of the auctions of Coonoor Tea Trade Association was sold despite the average price rising to ₹102.75 a kg – the highest so far in calendar 2019 – due.
March 18, 2019, 2:18 p.m.

Spot rubber firmed up further on Monday. RSS 4 improved to ₹129 (128.50) and ₹128.50 (128) per kg respectively, according to traders and the Rubber Board.
March 18, 2019, 2:16 p.m.


Industry sources foresee a 15-20 per cent drop in South India’s tea production at the end of the first quarter of the current calender year.
March 13, 2019, 3:29 p.m.

About 94 per cent of the offer at Sale No: 10 of the auctions of Coonoor Tea Trade Association was sold despite the average price rising to ₹101.65 a kg from last week’s ₹100.40.
March 12, 2019, 3:03 p.m.

Water shortage hampers crop prospects in growing regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan.
March 4, 2019, 4 p.m.

Press Trust of India Coffee shipments from India, Asia’s third-largest producer and exporter, rose 13.26 per cent to 48,330 tonnes during the first two months of this calender year, according.
March 4, 2019, 1:38 p.m.

The year 2019 has started on a better note for The Nilgiris tea sector, the largest tea growing district in South India.Tea compnies here have reported to the Tea Board that the production in January
Feb. 28, 2019, 1:42 p.m.

Natural rubber imports in January eased 4.8 per cent from a year earlier to 39,997 tonnes, the Rubber Board said on Wednesday, as local consumption fell due to weak demand from tyre makers.
Feb. 27, 2019, 2:19 p.m.