South India Auction Offered Quantity
Week 47 Week 48
Leaf: 2.21 Mkgs. Leaf: 2.18 Mkgs.
Dust: 1.56 Mkgs. Dust: 1.41 Mkgs.
Cochin Dust : Good demand: Better type teas barely steady to sometimes irregular on finer grades. Medium and plainer types were steady
Buying pattern : Packeters internals active, Exporters very selective.
High Grown: High growns were barely steady to sometimes irregular . Medium: Medium types barely steady sometimes irregularly easier USC3 to USC7. Some browner types remained unsold.
Buying pattern: Packeters, Internals and exporters active.
Leaf – Poor demand: Best types were easier USC12 to USC14. Bright liquoring teas easier USC14 to USC20 and sometimes more depending on quality . Medium and Plainer types easier USC8 to USC14 depending on quality sometimes more on lower quality teas . 60% of the offerings remained unsold. Buying pattern: Packeters, internals and exporters selective
Dust: Fair demand Best types barely steady . Bright liquoring type steady sometimes irregular . Medium and Plainer type PD were easier USC5 to USC7 an finer grades were dearer USC5 to USC8
Buying pattern: Packeters internals and Exporters active.
Crop: Upcoming week’s quantity is slightly lower.