Most of the tea growing regions continue to experience overcast conditions and heavy rains, which is not favorable to growing conditions. The month of September is usually a drier month but several areas have reported on the contrary particularly during the last fortnight. Crop prospects look a little bleak now, unless there is brighter weather to follow. It will take some time before a substantial jump in crop is recorded.
The decline in oil prices in the world market, coupled with the unrest that continues in the middle east. Ukraine has effected the Ceylon Low Grown prices over the past few month
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