- Orthodox teas are made in the same way as crush tear and curl CTC teas, but with most of the leaf remaining intact.
- India and Iran will together review the issue of maximum residue levels (MRL) of pesticides in teas.
- Iran is an estimated 100 million kg market which is mostly serviced by Sri Lanka. India’s presence was muted in view of the earlier U.S. sanctions on Iran.
- India ranks 2nd in world production of tea and fourth in the world market as tea exporting country.
What are these US-Indo sanctions we are talking about?