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The major tea exporting countries worldwide from 2006 to 2015 (in metric tons)

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IndonesiaIndiaChinaSri LankaKenya*
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This statistic shows the five main exporting countries for tea worldwide in metric tons from 2006 to 2015. Kenya exported a total of 379,139 tons of tea in 2015, making it the major global tea exporter in 2015.
Tea market

Indonesia, India, China, Sri Lanka and Kenya are the world’s largest tea-exporting countries. Kenya has been the industry leader over the last seven years. In 2015, around 301,423 metric tons of tea were exported from Sri Lanka, making the nation the third-leading global tea exporter. Tea export is one of the country’s key economic sectors. The production of tea accounted for roughly two percent of the country’s GDP, contributing some 1.53 billion U.S. dollars to the national economy during the previous year.

China and India ranked second and fourth, respectively, despite being world leaders in terms of tea production. China has been producing more than one billion metric tons of tea annually since 2006, reaching 2.23 billion in 2015. India, on the other hand, yielded some 1.19 billion metric tons of tea. That year, approximately 5.2 million metric tons of tea were produced worldwide. The global export quantity accounted for more than a third of the production.

In 2015, Pakistan and the United States were listed as primary tea importing countries. About 120,000 metric tons of tea were imported into the U.S. that year. The United Kingdom came in on the fourth place after raking second in the previous year. Currently, tea remains to be the nation’s most popular hot beverage. According to a 2014 report, the majority of British adults preferred to drink their tea with milk.
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Release date
May 2016
Region
World
Survey time period
2006 to 2015
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* Tea Board of Kenya.

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