Some interesting information about tea countries in 2010, for your enjoyment -
Which countries had the largest annual tea production in 2010?
Which countries exported the most tea?
Which countries imported the most tea?
Which countries consumed the most tea?
Which countries had the largest per capita tea consumption?
Take a guess before your read on!
All lists are hierarchical.
Countries that produced most tea in 2010: China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Turkey, Indonesia, Argentina, Japan, Bangladesh
Countries that exported most tea in 2010: Kenya, China, Sri Lanka, India, Argentina, Vietnam, Indonesia, Uganda, Malawi, Tanzania
Countries (or Federations) that imported the most tea in 2010: Russia, USA, UK, Pakistan, Egypt, CIS (Russia excluded), Dubai, Afghanistan, Morocco, Iran
Countries that consumed the most tea in 2010: China, India, CIS (including Russia), Turkey, Japan, UK, USA, Pakistan, Egypt, Iran
Countries and regions that had the greatest per capita tea consumption in 2010: Kuwait, Ireland, UK, Qatar, Turkey, Afghanistan, Morocco, Taiwan, Syria, Hong Kong
Data are from Agriculture Department of China and published in October 2011 issue of Tea Time, Hangzhou, China.