Item unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
1. Production  Mn. kgs 331.4 327.5 328.4 340 338.0 328.8
   a. High grown Mn. kgs 79.1 78.2 73.7 75.8 78.9 75.4
   b. Medium grown Mn. kgs 56.1 52.6 52.6 56.1 49.2 51.0
   c. Low grown Mn. kgs 196.2 196.7 202.1 208.1 209.9 202.4
2. Extent *              
   a.Total Extent  '000 hec. 212.7 206.1 203 204.1*** 203.1 202.4
   b.Extent in bearing  '000 hec. 181.4 197 194.5 193.6*** 194.6 193.9
3.Yeild kg/ha 1478 1475.6 1688.4 1756.2*** 1736.5 1695.4
4. Replanting hec. 1683 1851 1832 1748 1216 1221
5. New Planting hec. 2.5 31 255 267 408 482
6. Prices              
   a. Colombo net Rs./kg. 370.61 359.89 391.64 444.4 461.86 402.14
   b. Export f.o.b. Rs./kg. 494.68 511.08 563.94 623.91 649.44 593.11
7. Cost of Production  Rs./kg. 313.17 355.02 390.89 422.67 475.11 458.84
8. Exports** Mn. kgs 314.6 322.6 319.9 319.7 327.34 306.94
9. Export earnings Rs. mn. 155608.2 164854 180430 199440 212588 182046
  US$ mn 1376.3 1491 1414 1544.7 1628.28 1339.18

 Sources:

Sri Lanka Tea Board
Tea Small Holding Development Authority
Department of Census & Statistics
* Extent & extent in bearing based on the Census of Agriculture in 2002
** With re-exports
*** Provisional
Item unit 2010 2011 2012 2013
 1. Production Mn. kg 153 158.2 152.1 130
 2. Area          
    a. Under cultivation 000 hec. 125.6 128.1 130.8 133.7*
    b. Under tapping 000 hec. 96.7 101.7 104.2 104.3*
 3. Yield kgs/ha 1582 1555 1459 1247
 4. Fertilizer Issues '000  MT N/A - - -
 5. Replanting hec. 5942 3050 3243 4,981*
 6. New Planting hec. 2888 3016 3382 3013
 7. Prices          
    a. Exports F.O.B. Rs/kg 338.23 535.41 420.77 389.81
    b. Colombo Auction RSS 1 Rs/kg 402.71 513.05 416.61 376.78
 8. Cost of Production Rs/kg 119.8 129.56 136 150
 9. Exports Mn.kgs 51.5 42.61 37.38 23.57
10. Domestic consumption Mn.kgs  107.2 111.7 110.3 107.3
11. Export earnings Rs. mn. 83224 120644 125182 123890
  US$ mn. 736 1091 981 960
     a. Raw   Rubber Rs. mn. 19256 22811 15726 9194
     b. End   Products Rs. mn. 63968 95169 103921 109963
     c. Semi Processed Rubber Rs. mn.   2664 5535 4733

 Source:

Rubber Devalopment Department
* Provisional
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