Mombasa Tea Auction - Google News

Mombasa Tea Auction - Google News
  1. Tea farmers beat severe drought to earn Sh78.3 billion in revenue - The Standard

    The Standard

    Tea farmers beat severe drought to earn Sh78.3 billion in revenue
    The Standard
    Bulk of the tea from the small scale sub-sector is sold through the Mombasa auction, where a kilo fetched an average price of Sh314 during the year, up from Sh300 fetched last year. It takes an average of 4.5 kgs of green leaf to process a kilo of made ...

  2. East African Tea Trade Association denied hand to set tea prices - The Standard

    The Standard

    East African Tea Trade Association denied hand to set tea prices
    The Standard
    EATTA, which operates the weekly Mombasa Tea Auction, had sought to be exempted from the provisions of section 21 and 22 of the Competition on some of its activities for an indefinite period. Instead, the Authority allowed, for a period of three years ...

  3. 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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  4. Rwanda: Trade Deficit Drops By 25 Percent - AllAfrica.com

    Rwanda: Trade Deficit Drops By 25 Percent
    AllAfrica.com
    Rwanda's trade deficit significantly in the first six months of 2017 by over 25 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year, new data shows. According to the latest monetary policy and financial stability statement, the gap between import ...

  5. China to train Ugandan military engineers for SGR construction - Coastweek

    China to train Ugandan military engineers for SGR construction
    Coastweek
    The SGR will connect landlocked Uganda to the Kenyan seaport of Mombasa, reducing the cost of transportation to the coast. According to experts, once the construction is complete, the number of days it takes to transport goods from Mombasa to the ...

  6. 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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  7. Shahbal protests plan to move tea auction from Mombasa - The Star, Kenya

    The Star, Kenya

    Shahbal protests plan to move tea auction from Mombasa
    The Star, Kenya
    Suleiman Shahbal has opposed the proposal to transfer the tea auction centre from Mombasa to other parts of the country. The Mombasa Jubilee governor candidate said the county risks losing Sh100 billion business if the East African Tea Trade ...

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  8. 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 ...

  9. Kenya eyes speciality tea auctions as demand grows - Financial Times

    Financial Times

    Kenya eyes speciality tea auctions as demand grows
    Financial Times
    The dozens of buyers sitting in serried semi-circle ranks in the weekly tea auction chamber in Mombasa are a picture of hushed concentration, eager not to miss the batches they have identified as their favourites. “Apart from the introduction of some ...

  10. Mombasa tea auction raises Sh15 million for charity - The Standard (press release)

    The Standard (press release)

    Mombasa tea auction raises Sh15 million for charity
    The Standard (press release)
    East African Tea Trade Association chair Albert Otachi with Marketing manager Brian Ngwiri speaks to the press during the auctioning of tea in their Mombasa office, Mombasa county.They informed the people that they are auctioning tea for charity purposes.