Tea exports to Ukraine comes to a halt

Tea exports to Ukraine comes to a halt

Tea exports to Ukraine comes to a halt

Written by Amani Nilar

20 Mar, 2022 | 3:07 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Sri Lanka Tea Board says that the export of tea to Ukraine has come to a complete halt.

Its Director General, Anura Siriwardena stated that the country will not be able to export tea again until the Ukraine-Russia crisis comes to an end.

The amount of tea exported to Ukraine annually is about 4 million kilograms.

He noted that tea exports to Russia have also declined slightly due to the current situation.

Accordingly, alternative ways of exporting tea to Russia are being studied, Siriwardena added.

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