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India eyeing for black tea market in China, amid trade war

officials in the know said that it is likely to help in scaling up the tea trade between the two countries.

Amid trade war between China and United States, India is eyeing expansion of its steadily growing market for black tea in China.

It is learnt that India is organizing a tea promotion campaign in China.

The officials in the know said that it is likely to help in scaling up the tea trade between the two countries.

People in China, where tea originated, mainly consumes green teas without milk unlike black Indian tea.

The Indian Embassy here in association with the Tea Board of India and China Tea Marketing Association held the Indian tea promotion event here from October 23-25.

It is said that during the event, top tea buyers and sellers from both the countries met and interacted over the prospects of scaling up tea trade between the two countries.

Addressing a seminar attended by tea exporters and importers from both the countries here on Tuesday, Indian Ambassador to China, Gautam Bambawale said the tea trade between India and China goes back in history.

It was also informed that India is the third largest tea exporter to China.

The Indian delegation has introduced five different type of teas from India at the event.

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