India In-Depth: Q|A Bijoy Chakraborty

Oversupply is one of the main reasons India's tea industry is passing through a crucial stage brought by poor price recovery of made tea, observes Bijoy Chakraborty, President of the Confederation of Indian Small Tea Growers Association (CISTA). In this discussion, Chakraborty emphasizes that what smallholders need most are stable prices for green leaf that not only recover the cost of production but offer incentives to produce export-grade tea.

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