Sri Lanka Colombo Tea Auction Results

Following is a table of results of the most recent Tea Auction in Colombo from the Sri Lanka Tea Board.

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Sale Date:             Sept. 21 Sept. 14  Sept. 7  Aug. 31  Aug. 24  Aug. 17
                          2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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                      ------------------Millions of kilograms------------------
Total                    5.889    5.941    5.728    5.663    6.091    6.268
High grown Total         1.230    1.240    1.172    1.165    1.427    1.388
 Uva High                0.333    0.349    0.290    0.353    0.420    0.428
 Western High            0.896    0.892    0.882    0.812    1.007    0.959
Medium grown Total       0.840    0.908    0.897    0.916    1.030    1.108
 Uva High                0.320    0.340    0.323    0.377    0.429    0.456
 Western Medium          0.520    0.568    0.575    0.539    0.601    0.651
Low grown Total          3.820    3.793    3.659    3.583    3.634    3.773
                      ----------------Price per kilogram (LKR)-----------------
Total                   343.98   346.11   344.05   353.47   345.77   342.39
High grown Total        301.95   305.21   303.63   293.41   297.63   293.70
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                       Sept. 21 Sept. 14  Sept. 7  Aug. 31  Aug. 24  Aug. 17
                          2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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                      ----------------Price per kilogram (LKR)-----------------
 Uva High               282.47   295.32   297.78   283.16   289.58   276.16
 Western High           309.19   309.08   305.55   297.86   300.99   301.54
Medium grown Total      292.08   293.79   300.57   299.42   297.25   297.76
 Uva High               291.66   295.29   307.25   300.49   299.49   298.05
 Western Medium         292.34   292.89   296.81   298.67   295.66   297.55
Low grown Total         368.93   372.01   367.65   386.82   378.42   373.41
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Note: Price quoted in Sri Lankan Rupees.

Source: Sri Lanka Tea Board.

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