Tea

In the News (Taiwan): Tariff cuts have no great appeal for tea farmers

In the News (Taiwan): Tariff cuts have no great appeal for tea farmers

A Taiwan-China trade pact that took effect Sunday to pave the way for tariff cuts from next year has not cheered Taiwanese tea farmers, who are more concerned about the rising imports of pesticide-contaminated tea from China into Taiwan. Although China is Taiwan’s largest tea […]

In the News: Increasing the value of Vietnam’s tea exports

In the News: Increasing the value of Vietnam’s tea exports

Each year, Vietnam produces 180,000 tonnes of tea including 130,000 tonnes for export, earning US$79 million. Currently, it ranks fifth in the world in both production and export volume. Over the past 15 years, the tea sector has surpassed its set targets for cultivated acreage, […]

In the News (Vietnam): Exports rise, but tea half price

In the News (Vietnam): Exports rise, but tea half price

HA NOI — Viet Nam earned US$178 million from tea exports last year, a report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said. This represents an increase of 27.34 percentage points in volume and 21.3 percentage points in value over 2008. Nguyen Kim Phong, […]


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