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Brief overview of China’s tea import and export from January to August 2023

Published Sep 22, 2023

Tridge summary

From January to August 2023, China's tea exports decreased in volume, value, and average price compared to the previous year. Green tea had the largest decrease in exports, while oolong tea had the highest export growth rate. The top tea export markets for China were Morocco, Ghana, Uzbekistan, Algeria, Senegal, Mauritania, Russia, Benin, Mali, and Japan.

In contrast, China's tea imports decreased in volume but increased in average price. Pu'er tea had the largest decline in imports, while dark tea had the highest increase. The top tea import markets for China were Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Burundi, and Indonesia. Imports from Myanmar had the largest decline, while imports from Burundi had the highest increase.

These figures are based on data from China Customs.
Disclaimer: The above summary was generated by Tridge's proprietary AI model for informational purposes.

Original content

Tea export situation ​ According to customs statistics, from January to August 2023, my country's tea exports were 237,200 tons, with a value of US$1.16 billion, and an average price of US$4.89/kg, down 4.01%, 15.07% and 11.57% respectively year-on-year. ​ Among various tea categories, the exports of green tea (197,800 tons), black tea (19,400 tons), Pu'er tea (1,121 tons) and dark tea (185 tons) showed a downward trend, with the largest decrease of 25.28% for dark tea; oolong tea (14,200 tons) The largest export growth rate was 6.1%. ​ The top 10 tea export markets are Morocco, Ghana, Uzbekistan, Algeria, Senegal, Mauritania, Russia, Benin, Mali and Japan. Exports to Morocco were 33,200 tons, with the largest decrease of 38.85%; exports to Benin 9180 tons, with the largest increase of 90.08%. ​ Tea import situation ​ According to customs statistics, from January to August 2023, my country imported 25,300 tons of tea, with an amount of US$92.48 million, a year-on-year ...
Source: Foodmate
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