Contents• An over view of Indian exports• Introduction ( Indian Tea)• Brief history of tea• Indian tea Exports in the past• Major competitors of India• Major destination of Tea ( India)• Production of tea• Export of value-added tea from India• Reasons for the declining export• Scopes for Indian tea• Points to share
An Overview on Indian Export• Indian trade has always been devoid of manufactured or industrial goods as it relies heavily on agriculture.• After Indias liberalization, imports dominated Indian trade in the form of heavy machinery and information technology products and, thus, created an imbalance of trade.• Indian trade was impacted by the global recession between 2007 and 2009.• Indian exports fell from $187.9 billion in 2008 to $155 billion in 2010.
Indian Tea• In India ,about 172 years old.• Robert Bruce in 1823 discovered tea plants growing wild in upper Brahmaputra Valley.• In 1838 the first Indian tea from Assam was sent to United Kingdom for public sale.• Located in rural hills and backward areas of North- eastern and Southern States.
Reasons for the declining export• Continuous price cut by the competitor countries.• Absolute dependence on some specific countries for export.• Low Infrastructural development and improvement in service levels.• Increase in the internal consumption• A very concentrated market
Scopes for Indian tea... Egypt Indian tea Pakistan Iran
Points to share..• Production of tea is declining at a substantial rate.• Growing population is a major obstacle to the tea export.• Threats from the nearest competitors.• Traditional belief of the Indian people is also turning up to be a constraint for the tea export
Continue…• Tea, in many countries is currently on a downward trend• Lack of mutual understanding.• Inferior quality teas produced by many new tea- growing countries
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