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Pakistan Imports Tea Worth Over Rs. 150 Billion in 10 Months

Pakistanis spent more than 150 billion rupees on tea imports in the first 10 months of this financial year, according to a report released on Saturday by the Pakistan Statistical Institute. This marks a significant increase in spending on tea, with the report noting a 17 percent rise in tea imports compared to the same period last fiscal year.

In total, 219,066 tons of tea were imported during this period, which is a 15 percent increase from the 190,830 tons imported in the first 10 months of the previous financial year. However, the report also highlighted that tea imports dropped by 10 percent in April 2024 when compared to March 2024.

This increase in tea imports reflects the strong demand for tea in Pakistan. Tea is a popular beverage in the country, and its consumption has been steadily rising. The report indicates that despite the overall increase in imports over the past year, there was a noticeable decline in April, which could be due to various factors such as price fluctuations, changes in consumption patterns, or import regulations.

The substantial amount of money spent on tea imports underscores its importance in the daily lives of Pakistanis. The increase in imported quantities suggests that more people are drinking tea or that they are consuming it more frequently. However, the decline in April’s imports might indicate a temporary dip in demand or issues related to the supply chain.

The report from the Pakistan Statistical Institute provides a detailed look at the country’s tea import trends, showing both the growth in demand over the past year and the month-to-month variations. This information is useful for understanding consumer behavior and the economic impact of tea imports on Pakistan’s economy.

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