World’s Top Black Tea Exporter to Miss Output Target on Strike

  • Output seen at 450 million kilograms after two-week stoppage
  • First-half exports still rise 33% to 200.5 million kilograms

Tea output in Kenya, the world’s biggest exporter of the black variety, may miss the government’s target this year as a strike by tea pickers hurt harvesting, the East African Tea Traders Association said.

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