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  2. Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)

    EAC tea exports record 16% rise - auction report
    Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)
    In an interview with Prosper Magazine about this performance, the chief executive officer Uganda Tea Development Agency- a conglomeration of three-factories (Kayonza, Buhweju and Igara), Mr Ignatius Byarugaba attributed the increase in volume to the ...


  3. Daily Nation

    First quarter tea output rises by 19pc, hurts price
    Daily Nation
    READ: Tea prices rise slightly at Mombasa weekly auction. The average price for the period was lower at Sh284 per kilo compared with Sh300 for the same quantity in the corresponding period of 2017. Last month, 34.41 million kilos of tea was sold ...


  4. Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)

    Government constructs Shs9.1b tea factories
    Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)
    “We procured a contractor to supply, install and operationalise the tea processing lines, install and commission electrical works and supply and install two 500KVA power generators at both factories,” Mr Mutahunga said. Already, Kabale Tea Factory has ...


  5. Daily News & Analysis

    India tea party may end soon as production surges in Kenya
    Daily News & Analysis
    "Black tea production during 2017 was at record level mainly because of increased production in India. However, Kenya suffered crop loss due to unfavorable weather conditions. Tea prices at Mombasa auction for African teas increased 20% as compared to ...

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  6. The Standard

    Cartels Paradise: How Senators plan to slay cartels giving tea bitter taste
    The Standard
    Maritim lamented the high cost of transporting tea to the Mombasa tea auction and petitioned the Jubilee administration to extend the Standard Gauge Railway to Kericho to ease transportation of the crop. “We require Internal Collection Terminal within ...


  7. Uganda: Government Constructs Shs9.1b Tea Factories
    AllAfrica.com
    Uganda, according to the Ministry of Trade produces 61,629 metric tonnes of tea annually with 90 per cent of this exported through the Mombasa Tea Auction. The tea exports are valued $80.6m. Global trade in tea stands at an average of around $5b per ...

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  8. Global tea prices increase
    The Citizen
    The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) monthly economic review for May has shown the average price for tea has increased to $3.1 per kg on April 2018 from $2.8 on April 2017. At the same time tea prices at Mombasa auction increased by 12.7 per cent to $2.8 on ...


  9. The Standard

    Intrigues that led to sudden ouster of Kenya Ports boss
    The Standard
    “For the first time since Mombasa Tea Auction Centre was set up we were looking at the possibility of not holding the weekly tea auction,” said Gilbert Langat, the Executive Officer of East Africa Shippers Council. Mr Langat who is also a member of ...

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  10. Economic Times

    Rising Kenyan output may end India's tea party
    Economic Times
    KOLKATA: Rising Kenyan tea production may spoil Indian tea exports in the coming months as the African nation is likely to give Indian tea a run for its money in the world markets. Kenya's April tea production has been higher by almost 42 per cent ...

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