BEIJING, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- China, the largest tea producing country around the world, saw its tea exports rise moderately from a year ago in the first 10 months of 2019.
On back of stable demand, volume of China's tea exports reached 303,824.3 tonnes, up 3.8 percent year on year. Aggregate export value grew 15.9 percent on year to 1.7 billion U.S. dollars thanks to an 11.7 percent rise in average price per tonne.
In October, China exported 29,703.4 tonnes of tea, up 0.5 percent on year and the export value expanded 12.5 percent from a year ago to 175.3 million U.S. dollars. The average price rose 11.9 percent year on year to 5,900.3 U.S. dollars per tonne.
For export markets by continents, Asia was the biggest export market of Chinese tea from January to October 2019, with export volume of 84,002.7 tonnes and value of 881.4 million U.S. dollars, up 39.3 percent on year.