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  2. Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Tea prices rise slightly at Mombasa weekly auction
    Business Daily (press release) (blog)
    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction rose marginally in this week's sale on improved demand from Pakistan buyers even as volumes of the commodity continued to grow. A kilo of tea on average fetched Sh247 up from Sh244 in last week's trading. East African ...


  3. 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 ...


  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. The Standard

    Cartels Paradise: How Senators plan to slay cartels giving tea bitter taste
    The Standard
    They must not frustrate us to the point of thinking of invading the farms and uproot the tea bushes,” said Koech. Maritim lamented the high cost of transporting tea to the Mombasa tea auction and petitioned the Jubilee administration to extend the ...


  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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 ...


  9. 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 ...


  10. Independent

    Tea farmers feel the pinch as prices fall
    Independent
    He harvests approximately 11,000 kilograms (11tones) of green leaf per month that he later sells to Mabale Growers Tea Factory for value addition and then the latter exports to Mombasa, Kenya for auction. “Given the declining income from the farm, I ...