Mombasa Tea Auction - Google News

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  2. Secession talk has entered the Kenyan mainstream as an election feud simmers - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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    Secession talk has entered the Kenyan mainstream as an election feud simmers
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Mombasa hosts East Africa's biggest port, the world's largest tea auction and beaches that are a major attraction for foreign tourists. A 2012 secession campaign by the Mombasa Republican Council was quashed by the government, which arrested its leaders.

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  3. Kenya's Election Feud Deepens Secession Calls - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

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    Kenya's Election Feud Deepens Secession Calls - Bloomberg
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    Kenya's protracted election dispute has spawned secession calls from opposition supporters who say their vote has no influence on how East Africa's biggest ...

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  4. Tea output drops 12pc in Q3 on bad weather - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Tea output drops 12pc in Q3 on bad weather
    Daily Nation
    Monthly data from Tea Directorate indicate the volumes dropped to 303 million kilogrammes (kg) between January and September from 346 million in the corresponding period last year. The production decline affected export volumes with quantities sold ...

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  5. Tea price flat even as strike at plantations cuts supply - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Tea price flat even as strike at plantations cuts supply
    Business Daily (press release) (blog)
    Tea prices at the Mombasa auction remained flat last week even as the volume of the commodity offered for sale continued to decline. A market report by lobby East African Tea Traders Association (EATTA) shows a kilogramme on average traded at Sh294, ...

  6. Strike Revives Automation Call in World's Top Tea Exporter - Bloomberg

    Strike Revives Automation Call in World's Top Tea Exporter
    Bloomberg
    The break-even price per kilogram of tea is $1.80, according to the East African Tea Trade Association, which conducts the world's biggest black-tea auction at the port city of Mombasa. The average sale price was $2.86 this week. “We are looking at the ...

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  7. Kenyan banks give Iran wide berth - Daily Nation

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    Kenyan banks give Iran wide berth
    Daily Nation
    Officials from the Kenya Tea Directorate were in Iran last week to try and solve the stalemate that has locked Sh120 million that Iranian buyers owe tea traders. The United Sates lifted sanctions on Iran last year a move that opened doors for other ...

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  8. Brokers stopped from setting commissions at tea auction - Daily Nation

    Daily Nation

    Brokers stopped from setting commissions at tea auction
    Daily Nation
    The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) said the current practice of setting brokerage commissions and warehouse prices at the tea auction in Mombasa is a “hardcore contravention” of the law. The CAK also said the lobby did not provide sufficient ...

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  9. Hassan Joho opposes plan to move Mombasa tea auction to Nairobi - The Standard

    The Standard

    Hassan Joho opposes plan to move Mombasa tea auction to Nairobi
    The Standard
    "I will fight the proposal to have the tea auction centre moved from Mombasa to Nairobi. It is the responsibility of the Government to improve the living standards of its citizens and moving the headquarters to Nairobi will deny Mombasa residents ...

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  10. Mombasa tea auction starts automation process - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Business Daily (press release) (blog)

    Mombasa tea auction starts automation process
    Business Daily (press release) (blog)
    A consultant hired to carry out sensitisation of stakeholders on the planned automation of Mombasa tea auction is expected to complete the exercise at the end of this month, the East African Tea Trade Association (EATTA) has said. Managing director ...