Tea warning

With tea in abundance in China, more and more is being shipped abroad – and expanding sales by Chinese tea growers are causing alarm in other developing countries that depend on growing tea, like India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Kenya, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

In 2004, Kenya surpassed Sri Lanka to become the world top producer of tea with the her top 4 export destinations being Pakistan (23.2%), UK (15.1%), and Egypt (19%).