The weekly Mombasa Tea Auction held on 12th, 13th, and 14th April 2021 had 12.9 million kilograms of tea offered for sale. The amount on offer decreased from 14.1 million kilograms for the same period last year, but increased from 12.6 million kilograms offered during the previous sale.
Of all the tea offered for sale, 11.5 million kilograms were sold compared to 13.1 million kilograms sold in the same period last year, and 11.1 million kilograms during the previous sale.
The tea auction recorded a slight increase in prices, with a kilogram selling at an average price of $1.83, compared to $1.82 during the previous sale held on 6th, 7th, and 8th April 2021. However, when compared to the same period last year, the prices decreased from $2.05.