Vietnam remained the major tea supplier for the Taiwanese market as it exported 16,970 tonnes of tea worth US$26.7 million during the initial 11 months of last year, up 8.7% in volume and 7.8% in value year on year according to data released by Taiwan (China)’s Customs Administration.
The average import price of tea in this market also edged up by 3% reaching US$2,623 per tonne.
Most notably, Taiwan represented Vietnam’s largest black tea consumer, accounting for 43.8% of its total import volume of black tea. The import of Vietnamese green tea also made up 82.1% of its total import volume of the product.
However, the proportion of tea imports from Vietnam accounted…