She takes eighth place among the
main tea producing countries.
Vietnam Tea Statistics
Share in world
production (1998): 1.4%
Area under Tea(1998): 71,000 hectare
production: 31,000 MT
Tea Growing Areas
The high land area, over 600
meter above sea level is 50000-60000 hectare.
The midland area, 300 meter
- 500 meter above sea level is 90000-100000
The strip of land adjoining
central and north Vietnam- 7000 hectare
Developments in Tea
Tea was industrialized in
1918, when Union of Vietnam Tea Farming- Industry
Enterprises (UTE) came into being.
There has been a great
importance to the research and application of new
technologies in order to bring i fundamental changes
to the farming and manufacturing systems of tea for
quality products. Vietnam Tea Research Institute is
mainly responsible for these activities.
Eastern European countries,
Middle East, North Africa, Hong Kong, Japan, UK,