Positive Outlook On The Plantation Industry To Continue In 2022
Posted 1,January

By Chaveendra Dunuwille

In Local News

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In an award ceremony organized by the Tea Small Holdings Development Authority, Plantation Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana emphasized that despite the challenges of Co-vid 19 and the shifting policy on chemical fertilizers, the plantation sector performed admirably in 2021, and he expects the positivity to continue in 2022. 

With a revenue of $4 billion, the minister stated that 2021 was a “golden year” for the plantation sector despite the challenges faced. 

The minister also stated efforts had been made to provide the technical know how as the ministry has received several requests to start new tea plantations.