MUMBAI Jan 9 India's tea production in November
jumped nearly 15 percent from a year earlier to 127.10 million
kg as plucking rose in top producing north-eastern state of
Assam, the state-run Tea Board said in a statement.
Assam produced 66.09 million kg of tea in November, up 9.2
percent from the year-earlier period, the Board said.
India, the world's second-biggest tea producer, exports CTC
(crush-tear-curl) grade mainly to Egypt, Pakistan and the UK,
and the orthodox variety to Iraq, Iran and Russia.
(Reporting by Rajendra Jadhav; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)