IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 7, July 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Nurujjaman Laskar, Dr. Shankar Thappa
India was the largest tea producing country in the world till 2006. But due to steady growth of production of China at a rate of 8.8 percent per year since 2001, India’s position has been pushed to 2nd place in 2006 . The growth of production as well as export of tea has shown a disappointing trend with respect to other leading tea producing countries namely China in the recent years. India produces 945.97 million kgs in 2005 having contribution 27.36 percent of world production share in that year 2005 and was leading tea producing country in the World.