ISLAMABAD: Tea imports during first four months of current financial year registered an increase of 6.87 percent as compared to the imports of the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-October (2017-18), about 54,267 metric tons of tea worth $184.212 million was imported to fulfill the domestic requirements as

compared the imports of 70,048 metric tons valuing of $172.367m of same period last year. However, tea imports into the country on month on month basis reduced by 0.71 percent in month of Oct 2017 as compared the same month of last year, it added.–APP